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This Toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and domestic and sexual assault (DV/SA) fields to help programs better address relationship violence with runaway and homeless youth.
Safe Horizon is the largest provider of domestic violence services in the country. Collaborating with the criminal justice system, Safe Horizon offers programs that support women throughout the process of leaving violent relationships.
Assistance is available at 800-621-4673. Assistance for the deaf is available by calling the TDD line at 866-604-5350.
The NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization working to end domestic violence.
Assistance is available in English at 800-942-6906 and Spanish at 800-942-6908. Assistance for the deaf is available by calling the TTY line at 800-818-0656 for English and at 800-780-7660 for Spanish.
The National Domestic Violence Helpline provides survivors of domestic violence with help via a 24-hour toll-free hotline.
Assistance is available in English and other languages at 800-799-7233. Assistance for the deaf is available by calling the TTY line at 800-787-3224.
This NCHE brief discusses the effects of domestic violence on children and their education, the connection between domestic violence and homelessness, and federal legislative responses that help ensure stable and safe school experiences for children.