Domestic violence victims face unique challenges in rural areas

You’re going to try to keep yourself as safe as possible, she said, but when services are far away, they can seem inaccessible.

News Story (Idaho)

Riley Bunch
Idaho Press Tribune
October 6, 2018

Tags: Domestic Violence

Organizations mentioned/involved: Idaho Legal Aid Services


In September, Idaho Legal Aid Service, Inc. was awarded a federal grant of $480,014 from the Office on Violence Against Women’s Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program to help victims in rural communities.

Over the next three years, Idaho Legal Aid is partnering with crisis centers across Idaho to increase access to legal help and victim’s services. The effort will focus on specific needs organizations are seeing but are unable to meet.