Legal and Social Service Needs of Bronx Communities Affected by Intimate Partner Violence

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October, 2016
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Bronx Legal Services

Legal and Social Service Needs of Bronx Communities Affected by Intimate Partner Violence

We are proud to release this comprehensive report on the needs of low-income Bronx communities impacted by intimate partner violence: “More People to Listen.” In 2015 and 2016, the Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable and Bronx Legal Services conducted and analyzed data from the “Legal and Social Services Needs Assessment of Bronx Communities Affected by Intimate Partner Violence.” Our primary goal is to give voice to those whom legal and social services are designed to serve, but who are not always listened to when programs are designed.

The needs assessment included a detailed community survey, translated into Spanish and French and distributed online and on paper, and twenty in-person interviews with Bronx residents and advocates, covering a wide range of topics.

The resulting report centers the voices of women, LGBTQ people, immigrants, people of color, speakers of languages other than English, and other marginalized groups deeply affected by intimate partner violence in the Bronx...

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