Reaching and Supporting Male Survivors of Violence
The Vision 21: Supporting Male Survivors of Violence initiative seeks to improve the field's capacity to provide culturally appropriate and trauma-informed services for boys and men harmed by violence. It also seeks to expand services that help normalize their lives and promote their healing.
This initiative is a collaboration between OVC, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
With OVC's support, the Healing Justice Alliance provides training and technical assistance to 12 demonstration sites implementing the program.
The Healing Justice Alliance recently released the first in a series of briefs on Reaching out to Male Survivors of Violence. Based on the work of experts in the field, this brief offers best practices for reaching and serving male victims of crime.
Read Reaching out to Male Survivors of Violence to learn how you may be able to apply these lessons in your community.