July 9, 2020: “Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium COVID-19, Housing, Health Care, Benefits and Victims”

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 access to publically funded benefits and services that an immigrant crime victim or immigrant child would be eligible to receive in you state, please call NIWAP for technical assistance.  (202) 274-4457 or email us at info@niwap.org.  You can also visit the public benefits section of NIWAP’s web library by clicking here

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You can view the full presentation of the DVHTAC COVID-19 Special Topic Series: Housing Immigrant Survivors and COVID-19 on YouTube here. Slides are attached.

Public Benefits Interactive Maps and State Charts


Legal Rights Overviews and Brochures

Selected Materials on Access to Public Benefits for Immigrant Survivors

Bench Cards

Overviews and Chapters, Multiple Benefits

Housing – Shelter and Transitional Housing

Housing – Public and Assisted

CARES ACT and COVID-19 Related Resources Accessible to Immigrant Victims

Public Charge and Immigrant Victims

Low-Income Home Energy and Weatherization Assistance Programs

Non-Work Social Security Numbers