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Urban Grants Funded Projects 2009-2014
Domestic Violence Community Developed Models
First Nations Community Health Source DVPI
The First Nations Community HealthSource DVPI will develop coordinated service through community partnerships and provide staff to help victims find service. It will ensure the cultural appropriateness of prevention and training.
Native Health Domestic Violence Prevention and Victims Advocacy Program
The Native Health DV Prevention & Victims Advocacy Program will foster NA input in the development of DV policy at the local, state, and federal levels. It will provide culturally suitable DV prevention education services and DV survivor services.
N.A.T.I.V.E. Project/N.A.T.I.V.E. Health of Spokane
The N.A.T.I.V.E. Project will set baseline data on community needs, increase community awareness, and provide prevention and education programming. It will create supportive environments, shaped by the input of the women they serve.
Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc., Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative
The Sacramento Native American Health Center DVPI will implement a primary prevention approach to DV, using a community response model. It will use the Duluth Model to deliver direct service to DV victims, empower DV victims, and intervene with batterers.
South Dakota Urban Indian Health, Inc., Domestic Violence Grant
South Dakota Urban Indian Health DV program will increase client access to quality prevention and intervention services. This will be accomplished by expanding current services to close gaps relating DV problems.
Sexual Assault Community Developed Models
First Nations Community HealthSource Sexual Assault Project Expansion
The First Nations Community HealthSource SA project will develop service through community collaborations and improve service access with trained staff who will help women get service. Prevention and training will be culturally appropriate.
Native Health Sexual Assault Advocacy Initiative
The Native Health SA Advocacy Initiative will run a multifaceted SA program in the Phoenix area that fosters NA input in SA policy developed at the local, state, and federal level and provides culturally appropriate prevention and service.
South Dakota Urban Indian Health, Inc., Sexual Assault Grant
South Dakota Urban Indian Health SA project will increase SA client access to quality prevention and intervention services and boost providers’ knowledge of the procedures for handling an SA patient. It will expand current services and address gaps.