Annotated links to resources for those working with domestic violence survivors who have limited English proficiency, or who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Resources legal glossaries, tools to find legal service providers, training curricula, and translated materials on domestic violence,

 

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Survivors with Limited English Proficiency: Barriers to Access

Limited English proficiency not only affects survivors’ ability to get help, but also employment, housing, benefits, health and mental health care, and to advocate for social and educational services for their children – factors compounding the vulnerability of, and the discrimination survivors face; more so for those contemplating leaving.

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Updated December 2011
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