PCADV works on the state and local level to make sure that immigrant and refugee survivors of domestic violence get the resources that they need.
We provide training and resources for the local Pennsylvania domestic violence programs that help immigrant and refugee survivors in meaningful ways, including:
- Train advocates on how to work with survivors who may not speak English.
- How to outreach to immigrant and refugee people in their area.
- Fill their pantries with food and clothing that are from immigrant and refugee survivors.
- Build trust and to be seen as a safe space.
Webinar Advocating for Immigrant Victims of Crime
This webinar will provide a detailed overview of immigration forms of relief survivors often qualify and highlight recent changes that impact eligibility for and processing of VAWA, Battered Spouse Waiver, and U and T Visas.
- Power and Control Wheel for Immigrant Women — the many types of abuse against women (PDF)
- The PA Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Network — Helping to refer, advocate, network, educate, and empower immigrant women to live to their fullest potential
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline — A national resource for immigrants in abusive relationships
- Policies related to immigration and domestic violence — The National Network to End Domestic Violence
- Fact sheets and research studies about domestic violence in immigrant communities — VAWnet
- Recommendations for working with immigrant women — Futures Without Violence