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Violence Against Women


The Violence Against Women Prevention and Intervention Grants Program funds community-based violence prevention programs in San Francisco. The Annual Performance Summary documents service outcomes by fiscal year.

FY 2012-2013

FY 2011-2012

FY 2010-2011

FY 2009-2010

Domestic Violence Counts: 2009 Census of Domestic Violence Services
The Department conducted a 24-hour survey of domestic violence service providers to gain a better sense of the help-seeking patterns of victims of domestic violence. The report outlines the findings of this survey.

Creating a Safer San Francisco: Integrating Multicultural Strategies to End Violence Against Women and Girls (pdf) 
This needs assessment conducted in 2007 showcases the strengths of the current provider network, and examines gaps in the domestic violence intervention system.

A Strategic Plan for Twenty-First Century San Francisco

Contact List of Partner Agencies in the VAW Grants Program FY 2011-2014

Violence Against Women and Girls in San Francisco: Meeting the Needs of Survivors (Also available as a PDF)

2014 Violence Against Women Community Needs Assessment Final Report
Written by ETR Associates, this comprehensive report detials the needs of the San Francisco community. It will help draft with the 2014 Violence Against Women Prevention and Intervention Request for Funding Proposal (RFP).

VAW Partner Agencies Directory

These programs, funded by the Department, provide services in 6 areas:

  1. Emergency Shelter
  2. Transitional Housing
  3. Crisis Lines
  4. Intervention & Advocacy
  5. Legal services
  6. Prevention Education.

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