Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence


About Domestic Violence Housing First

Domestic Violence Housing First eliminates housing as a reason for survivors to stay in abusive relationships by providing advocacy and a flexible approach to support that gives survivors the ability to establish a home and the freedom to choose how best to rebuild their lives.

Key components of Domestic Violence Housing First include: tailored services, mobile advocacy, housing search support, landlord education, and temporary financial assistance. Check out our Overview and FAQ for more information.

Washington Domestic Violence Housing First initial project partners include: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and thirteen pilot programs. Additional partners include: Empire Health Foundation, Medina Foundation and OneFamily Foundation.

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