We practice survivor centered philosophy. This means that you choose, you decide.
And we support your decision.
For program brochure click here: Program Brochure
Individuals who experience domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence and stalking who are deaf or hard of hearing, and intimate partners and family members close to survivors who are also emotionally affected.
Request an advocate to support you at the hospital
Help with legal issues such as restraining orders and police reports and go with you to court
Advocacy to make sure you have qualified sign language interpreters and effective communication with hospital staff, police officers and in the court system
Support in advocating for your safety and independence
Resources or services for employment, SSI, education, housing, health care, Victim of Crime (VOC) compensation, immigration
Request that an advocate work in a team with police, hospital, social worker, rehab counselor, therapist, and/or district attorney (DA) to better serve and support you.
Contact DeafSAFE Advocate
(916) 993-3393 VP or firstname.lastname@example.org
VP (206) 518-9361
Via Video Relay Service: 800-799-7233
This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-UW-AX-0004 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.