Community United Against Violence, Inc.
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Issues: Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Homeless & Housing, Crime & Law
Location: 170A Capp Street San Francisco CA 94110 USA
Programs: CUAV's integrated package of services, advocacy, and community building promotes the health, safety, and healing of our communities. Through the following services, we provide an important strategic continuum of responsefrom prevention to intervention?against the various forms of violence that affect our communities on a daily basis: 24-hour Crisis Line: Our diverse volunteers and staff annually respond to over 1,200 calls from LGBTQQ people who are being harassed, threatened, attacked, or abused. A majority of these calls seek further assistance and services through our direct service projects. 24-hour Crisis Line: Our diverse volunteers and staff annually respond to over 1,200 calls from LGBTQQ people who are being harassed, threatened, attacked, or abused. A majority of these calls seek further assistance and services through our direct service projects. Domestic Violence Outreach and Education Project: Staff regularly conducts trainings for direct service providers, government agencies, and community groups to improve their responses to intimate partner violence in LGBTQQ communities. Domestic Violence Survivor Project: Project staff responds to approximately 400 survivors of domestic violence each year through restraining order assistance, case management, court accompaniment, emergency shelter assistance, in-person counseling, and advocacy. Hate Violence Survivor Project: Project staff offers case management and peer-based counseling each year to approximately 400 survivors of hate violence. We provide referrals to health services, safety planning assistance, criminal justice system advocacy, and other support services. Love & Justice Project: L&J is a program designed for queer youth of color 25 and under. It is a relationship abuse outreach and training project that organizes peer-based trainings for youth and youth services in the San Francisco Bay Area. We try to understand how oppression leads us to commit violence against ourselves and ways to support each other in overcoming our struggles. Speakers Bureau: Over 50 community members volunteer their time to reach approximately 3,000 people each year in public schools, government agencies, and community organizations. By providing a safe, open environment to talk about homo/bi/transphobia, we encourage respectful dialogue to end hate violence.
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