March 15, 2017: Honolulu, HI “Building a Safety Net for Immigrant Victims: Eligibility for Public Benefits, Housing, Confidentiality and More”

This training provided an overview of public benefits eligibility for immigrant crime victims and children, explaining access to subsidized health care, TANF, housing, food stamps, and other public benefits for victims with varying immigration statuses (e.g. VAWA self-petitioners, U-Visa, T-Visa, SIJS, and DACA).

Training Materials

Legal Rights Overviews and Brochures

Access to Public Benefits and Services for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Overviews, Bench Cards, Chapters Multiple Benefits

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

Non-Work Social Security Numbers

Public Charge and Immigrant Victims


VAWA Confidentiality and Immigration Enforcement

Webpages and Webinars


Congressionally Mandated Implementing Policies

Training Materials

Legal Services Corporation Funded Assistance for Immigrant Victims

Immigration Options for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking