With the recent COVID-19 and ensuing crisis, we are mobilizing for action to ensure the difficulties that many of our families and community members face are mitigated as much as possible. We are creating solutions that are in line with the WHO and CDC recommendations.
COVID-19 Community Collaborative Meetings
Community Collaborative Meetings are held every two weeks. For
up-to-date information on times and virtual meeting links, please visit
18-Week Healthy Relationship Texting Campaign
The Center for Violence Prevention has created an 18-week Healthy Relationship Texting Campaign that includes information and national resources about healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships. During the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be inequities faced by members of our communities, especially those who are isolated. If you or someone you know is in a harmful relationship, please use or share this free resource. To sign up, text the word CONNECT to the short phone number 37420.
El Centro de Prevención a la Violencia ha creado una campaña de mensajes de textos por 18-semanas sobre las Relaciones Saludables la cual incluye información y recursos nacionales sobre las relaciones saludables, no-saludables y abusivas. Durante la pandemia del COVID-19 habrá desigualdades enfrentadas por miembros en nuestras comunidades, especialmente aquellos que se encuentren aislados. Si usted o alguien que usted conoce se encuentra en una relación dañina , por favor utilice o comparta este recurso gratuito. Para suscribirse, envíe un texto con la palabra CONECTAR al numero corto 37420.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Safety Project
pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for agencies providing
services to survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault,
and human trafficking and survivors themselves across the state of
Texas and throughout the United States. The Coronavirus Safety project
fills the gap in available knowledge by generating multi-state data on
available services for survivors of interpersonal violence; explore
perceptions of service-providers on meeting the needs of survivors; and
identify innovative programs and practices in service delivery to
survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and human
trafficking during the COVID-19 pandemic.
assesses the safety and needs of service providers working with
survivors of interpersonal violence, and survivors during the
Coronavirus pandemic through a brief survey and follow-up interviews.
This project seeks to provide vital information to service agencies,
stakeholders, and survivors in Texas and beyond. Specifically, the
- How is the Coronavirus pandemic impacting agencies focused on violence prevention and intervention?
- What are the strategies being used to prevent and mitigate the impact of violence?
- What are the safety and resource-related needs of violence survivors and the staff who work with them during the Coronavirus pandemic?
Questions or want to learn more? Contact Leila Wood, PhD at email@example.com
To see our first project brief here on violence prevention and intervention staff experiences, Click here.