Historically, too many groups, including communities of color, have lacked access to adequate services—or any services at all.
Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Victims of Crime and Abuse
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin/Asha/NCALL: Enhancing Services for Older Victims of Abuse and Financial Exploitation Project
Successful Aging after Financial Exploitation (SAFE): Financial coaching services for urban and rural older adults
Women of Color Network, Inc. is a national grassroots initiative dedicated to build the capacity of women of color to respond to violence against women of color. The network seeks to eliminate violence against all women and their communities by centralizing the voices and promoting the leadership of women of color.
Crime victim services are not always readily accessible to or designed for victims from all communities. The center is a one-stop shop where victim service providers, culturally specific organizations, criminal justice professionals, and policymakers may get information and expert guidance to enhance their capacity to identify, reach, and serve all victims, especially those from communities that too often have less access to healing services and avenues to justice.
Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors: A Toolkit for Enhancing Critical Knowledge and Informing Action Within the Crime Victim Assistance Field
Are you looking for resources that will help you identify, reach, and serve older African American crime victims? Check out the recently released Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors toolkit.