Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocates:
Key members of the care team

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Why should advocates support survivor health?

Serving a vital and unique role in communities, advocates have the important opportunity to promote survivor health through providing health services and partnership building.

Partnering with Health Providers for Sustainability

Now more than ever, the time is right for advocates to partner with health providers to promote survivor health and ensure organizational sustainability.

Providing Health Services

Your program has the opportunity to promote wellness of survivors and their children. Domestic and sexual violence advocates across the country are working to offer physical, reproductive, and mental health services to everyone who walks through their doors.

Health Provider Training

Many health providers need training on IPV dynamics and health impacts. Advocates are primed to be able to train providers on how to address and respond to IPV. Get more information on training tools and resources!