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Archived Homeless List Serve Messages

SUBJECT:  National Center on Family Homelessness and Domestic Violence Survey

LISTSERVE MESSAGE DATE:  April 18, 2012

Good morning!

Please see the message below from the National Center on Family Homelessness.

The National Center on Family Homelessness is working on a project to address the gap in services between the domestic violence (DV) and homeless service systems. Often these two systems work separately. Many homeless families have experienced DV and many DV survivors are homeless and in need of stable, safe, permanent housing. The National Center is conducting a survey of both homeless shelter providers and domestic violence shelter and transitional housing providers to better understand the problem, gaps in services, and need.  Based on what we learn, we will be producing a guide with recommendations and best practices to help the two systems improve coordination to better meet the needs of families surviving domestic violence and experiencing homelessness.
 
The National Center would like to gather information from as many providers as possible to get the best representation to inform the project. The survey is being distributed nationally through a number of different listserves.  Below is a link to a short survey regarding the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness. It should take less than 10 minutes to complete. We would greatly appreciate your participation. Please feel free to contact Rose Clervil below with any questions. Please feel free to forward the survey link to your networks. We would greatly appreciate your participation.
 
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2X5MW7Z

Donna Cash

Supervisor, Federal Compliance

Coordinator, McKinney-Vento Program

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

P.O. Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street

Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480

Office:  573-522-8763  Fax:  573-526-6698

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