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Portland Area

Burns Paiute Tribe

The Burns Paiute Tribal domestic violence and sexual assault program will provide outreach, education and training to the Burns Paiute Community. Their priority is to provide victim centered services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including case management and referrals.

Confederated Tribe of Siletz Indians

The Community Awareness Respect and Empowerment (CARE) program recognizes that many survivors of domestic and sexual violence have the co-occurring issue of substance use. Struggling with substance use may inhibit a survivor’s struggle to determine which path is the safest for them and this project is aimed at creating resources that are tailored to taking those situations into consideration. The project is also designed to enact a web of support services across a multi-disciplinary team of providers.

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Family Advocacy Program will conduct a community needs assessment to establish baseline data on domestic violence, sexual violence in the Tribal community and provide emergency support to victims/survivors. The Program will facilitate the formation of a Coordinated Community Response Team and provide relevant training as well as work with an attorney to revise the domestic violence code.

Nez Perce Tribe

The Nez Perce will establish a community-wide support system based on the Duluth Model of prevention and intervention for victims of domestic or sexual violence, strengthen the Coordinated Community Response Team, provide training to providers, and launch a robust education campaign to encourage survivors to come forward.

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board’s Responses Circles program will provide technical assistance on domestic and sexual violence prevention to the 43 federally-recognized tribes in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. In collaboration with the northwest tribes, the Responses Circles program will work to prevent, support, and heal families impacted by domestic and sexual violence by connecting communities to culturally-appropriate training and resources. The program will offer scholarships for tribal staff and professionals to host or attend trainings, events, social marketing, bootcamps for youth, and/or conferences around domestic and sexual violence. They will amplify positive health messages using We R Native, a multimedia health resource for Native youth.

Quileute Tribe

The Quileute Tribe’s New Beginnings Program provided culturally appropriate services to victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and raises awareness through culturally appropriate activities. The program has three specific goals: 1) increase the Tribe’s ability to respond to incidents of domestic and sexual violence using an interagency, coordinated approach through the development and implementation of a Quileute Community Intervention Project; 2) maintain and enhance on-site services available to victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; and 3) expand the Quileute Public Education and Awareness Campaign delivered primarily through school-based and cultural programming components.

The Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations

The Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations’ project is designed to focus on training staff on domestic violence and sexual assault, and trauma informed care. This training will allow the clinical staff to provide more in-depth direct services to the youth served by this facility and facilitate an understanding on how trauma affects the clinical staff treating the residents.