Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
NASH informs and supports the work of the Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium (DVHTAC), which works with providers nationwide to improve policies, identify promising practices, and strengthen collaborations to enhance the safety and stability of survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children.
About the Consortium
The Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium provides training, technical assistance, and resource development at the critical intersection of domestic violence, homelessness, and housing. Funded and supported by an unprecedented partnership between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Justice, and Department of Housing and Urban Development, this multi-year Consortium brings together national, state, and local organizations with deep expertise on housing and domestic violence in order to collaboratively build and strengthen technical assistance to both housing/homelessness providers and domestic violence service providers. The Consortium aims to improve policies, identify promising practices and strengthen collaborations necessary to improve housing options for survivors of domestic violence and their children in order to enhance safety, stability, and well-being.
Areas of Expertise Include:
- Comparable Databases
- Intake/Assessment Tools
- Coordinated Entry
- Continuums of Care
- Voluntary Services
- Trauma-Informed Practice
- Emergency Shelter
- Transitional Housing
- Rapid Rehousing/Site Based Models
- Affordable Housing & Housing Tax Credits
- Policy & Legal Protections
- Funding & Funder Mandates
- Building Collaborative Relationships
- Low Barrier Programs
- Housing for Survivors from Communities of Color
- Housing for LGBTQ Survivors
Safe Housing Partnerships
NASH, in collaboration with our DVHTAC partners, helped develop the Safe Housing Partnerships online resource center, available at safehousingpartnerships.org. The website provides:
- Data, infographics, literature reviews, and reports that describe the intersections between domestic violence, sexual assault, homelessness, and housing
- Strategies for building effective and sustainable partnerships across systems and case studies of successful collaborations
- In-depth resource collections organized around four key approaches to addressing and preventing housing instability among survivors
- Access to relevant federal laws, regulations, and polices
NASH provides Technical Assistance (TA) consulting and training on a variety of topics.
If you are in danger, please call 911, a local hotline, or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224. Avoid using a computer that could be accessed by a person who may cause harm, and learn more technology safety tips.
Please note that NASH is not a direct service provider and does not provide individual counseling, crisis response, housing advocacy, or legal services. We have compiled a brief list of resources for survivors here.