Resources

Coalition Chronicles 28-2: Economics of Abuse

August 2009 Issue

Hope. Vision. Future. A Plan for Providing Services to Domestic Violence Victims in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse has created a long-range plan for serving Domestic Abuse victims. This document includes an overview of Wisconsin Domestic Abuse Programs, including statistics, services, populations served, and a financial picture. Recommendations address the issues of Economic Justice, Financial Self- Sufficiency, Housing, Legal assistance and Primary Prevention.

Family Financial Management Toolbox

This website is a quick and easy way for people who live in Wisconsin to find out if they are eligible for benefits. Help your clients learn what they are eligible for and apply online. Privacy and confidentiality are a priority. Spanish speakers who know how to read in Spanish can navigate easily if they know how to use a computer.
Family Financial Management Toolbox

Free Income Tax Preparation in Wisconsin

Free Income Tax Assistance: For more information click on your county for location and contacts in your area.

Economic Abuse Wheel

Based on the Duluth Model.

Access Health and Nutrition Benefits in Wisconsin

This website is a quick and easy way for people who live in Wisconsin to find out if they are eligible for benefits. Help your clients learn what they are eligible for and apply online. Privacy and confidentiality are a priority. Spanish speakers who know how to read in Spanish can navigate easily if they know how to use a computer.
www.access.wisconsin.gov

Get Money, Get Safe

This web page, designed by the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is intended to help survivors and advocates find resources and information about seeking economic assistance and security. Some of the resources are specific to Washington State but much of it is helpful to anyone.
Get Money, Get Safe website

Ms. Magazine: What the Health Care Bill Means for Women

President Obama signed the 2,409–page health-care reform act into law March 23, 2010, and the analyses of its effects are beginning to come out. Some provisions go into effect immediately, others in 3-6 months, others in 2014. This article talks about how it will affect women and others: http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2010/03/24/what-the-health-care-bill-means-for-women

Financial Empowerment Training Webinar Session I

May 25, 2010 webinar recording

Presenters:     Dr. Vivian Larkin, Director of Economic and Social Justice, WCADV     Morgan Young, Immigration/Poverty Law Attorney, WCADV     Jolynn Woehrer, Task Force on Family ViolenceThis webinar is the first in a two-part series. The content has been condensed from a 4-hour training that was designed to help advocates provide survivors with: Resources to strengthen confidence in order to take action; Strategies to address financial and safety challenges of ending a relationship with an abuser; Resources for working through quality-of-life changes they may encounter when fleeing abuse; Strategies to work through challenges that occur after identity or name change and abuser misuse of her personal records; Tactics to understand financial fundamentals and basic steps to building a strong financial base, including budgeting, saving, building credit, and managing debt.(Apologies for missing the first 15 minutes)

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Financial Empowerment Training Webinar Session II

September 15, 2010 webinar recording

Presenters:     Dr. Vivian Larkin, Director of Economic and Social Justice, WCADV     Graciela Laguna, Victim Services and Access Specialist, WCADV     Nataliya Runte, Sojourner Family Peace Center     Chia Yang, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Authority (WHEDA)In this session presenters discuss culturally sensitive strategies for assisting survivors from diverse backgrouns, including immigrant victims, to improve financial stability.

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