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California Area Funded Projects 2009-2014
Domestic Violence Community Developed Models
Indian Health Council North County Family Violence Prevention Center
The North County Family Violence Prevention Center will enhance existing networks in San Diego County to better coordinate tribal and non-tribal services. The project works to increase access to advocacy services and community referrals for victims of sexual assault.
Mendocino County Tribal DVPI
The Mendocino County Tribal DVPI will coordinate its community’s response to DV and provide DV prevention education. It will administer a community readiness tool and collect data from it. The DVPI will provide a screening tool to clinics.
Northern Valley Indian Health DVPI Program
Northern Valley Indian Health DVPI project will create and run culturally sensitive, violence prevention services that will include awareness campaigning, education, consultation, screening, and intervention.
United Indian Health Services DV Prevention
United Indian Health Services DV prevention project will address the needs of DV victims with education, screening, prevention, treatment, advocacy, and referral. It will reduce the rate of DV through awareness, education, and intervention.
Sexual Assault Community Developed Models
Indian Health Council Peace Between Partners
Peace Between Partners will increase awareness of DV prevention in the tribal communities through outreach and community education, and it will improve access to victim advocacy services.
United Indian Health Services SA Prevention
The United Indian Health Services SA prevention project will train staff and board members about the resources available to SA victims. The project will develop media that will bring attention to the community of the problems associated with SA.