Safe, Accessible Housing for Survivors: The Low-Barrier Approach


The District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) asked what programs could do to mitigate these barriers, survivors expressed the need for services that are accessible and appealing. Survivors identified minimal eligibility and acceptance criteria, respectful staff who are knowledgeable about the consequences of trauma, and individualized support that is relevant to each survivors’ circumstances as key elements of program accessibility. The highlights of that feedback, and DASH’s efforts to meet those needs, are included here.

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