COVID-19 Response Resources

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues in the United States, many people are working from home, facing quarantines, and encountering disruptions to their daily activities. For individuals experiencing housing insecurity because of domestic or sexual violence, this public health situation can expose additional dangers. The resources on this page have been compiled to help.

*These resources are being updated regularly. Last update 5/8/20*

Featured Resource

Guidance for Using Hotels to Meet Survivors’ Immediate Safety and Housing Needs

Technical Assistance

NASH provides Technical Assistance (TA) consulting on a variety of topics.

Or find out about upcoming training opportunities here.

Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium Resources

Safe Housing Partnerships– The website for the TA Consortium

Safe Housing Partnerships: Preventing & Managing the Spread of COVID-19 Within Domestic Violence Programs

Guidance for Using Hotels to Meet Survivors’ Immediate Safety and Housing Needs

NASH Coronavirus FAQ:


DVHTAC COVID-19 Special Topic Series:

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Domestic Violence Organization Resources

“Advocates working in local programs and shelters are facing additional challenges as they seek to continue uninterrupted services for survivors. In response to the request of guidance and resources for emergency preparedness for domestic violence shelters and programs concerning the novel coronavirus, below are some recommendations and resources.”

General COVID-19 Guidance

Strategies for Adapting Advocacy

Safety Planning

Legal Considerations

Resources for Kids and Families

Homeless/ Housing Resources

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH):

National Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Council:

CDC Guidance:

National Alliance to End Homelessness:


Public Advocates:

National Alliance for Safe Housing

National Low Income Housing Coalition

National Housing Law Project

Racial Equity Resources

Racial Equity

Asian-American Community

Black Community

Deaf Community

Immigrants/Limited English Proficient Individuals 

Latinx Community

LGBTQ Individuals

Native American and Indingenous Communities

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