October 29, 2020: “Enhancing Safety Planning and Immigrant Survivors’ Access to Public Benefits and Services in Prince George’s County Through A Trauma-Informed Approach” (Webinar)

NIWAP hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Community Crisis Services Inc. (CCSI) to provide a training on public benefits and safety planning for Prince George’s County, Maryland service providers working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. The training focused on public benefits specific to Prince George’s County and how to work with survivors in a trauma-informed way.

If you are a victim advocate, attorney, judge, or other professional working with an immigrant victim and you would like to receive case specific technical assistance on family law issues that arise in cases
of immigrant crime victims, please call NIWAP for technical assistance. (202) 274-4457 or email us at info@niwap.org.

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Training Materials
Dynamics & Barriers for Immigrant & Refugee Survivors
Legal Rights Overviews and Brochures 
Immigration Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
VAWA Confidentiality
Trauma-Informed Help for Immigrant Survivors 

Webinars and Web-Based Trainings

Interview Tools and Approach

Public Benefits and Services for Immigrant Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence 

Public Benefits Interactive Maps and State Charts

Maryland State Specific Charts

Benefits Webinars

Bench Cards

Overviews and Chapters, Multiple Public Benefits

CARES Act and COVID-19 Related Resources Accessible to Immigrant Victims
Public Charge and Immigrant Victim
Non-Work Social Security Numbers
Child Care
Driver’s Licenses
Health Care
Housing – Shelter and Transitional Housing 
Housing – Public and Assisted
Low-Income Home Energy and Weatherization Assistance Programs
SNAP – Food Stamps