Project for the Empowerment of Survivors (VA)


Initiative offered through the Statewide Hotline of the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance. Hotline services to provide trauma informed legal services and legal advocacy.
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Primary geographic focus: Virginia
Organization type(s): Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing


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News Story

‘A Growing Movement’: Coalitions Are Expanding Legal Services for Appalachian Victims of Domestic Violence

Tiffany Stevens
Rewire
May 9, 2018
Survivors in Appalachia face sizeable obstacles to leaving. Rural abusers are more likely to use weapons; intimate partner violence is more likely to end in homicide. Shelters and health centers can be impossible to reach.



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