Guiding Principles


Survivor Centered and Driven

  • Shaping services by asking survivors what they need
  • Promoting survivor autonomy and empowerment

Safety Focused

  • Increasing safety and promoting healing for families

Culturally Competent

  • Celebrating and welcoming diversity

Integrated Response

  • Promoting a culture that supports effective collaboration
  • Transforming and enhancing systems response
  • Commitment to evidence-based best practices

Knowledge and Prevention

  • Enhancing community awareness
  • Commitment to end violence