What Austin community leaders want you to know about COVID-19 and Domestic Violence…

Community leaders want you to know that victims of domestic violence do not have to choose between staying in their violence at home and being scared to go into an unfamiliar shelter environment where COVID-19 may exist. There is a safety net of hotels curated and resources gathered to support them during these uncertain times.

COVID-19 Phone Bank funded by JP’s Peace, Love, and Happiness Foundation

A new phone bank to assist DV VICTIMS trapped by COVID-19 to launch in Austin! Thanks to a generous donation by John Paul DeJoria and the JP’s Peace, Love and Happiness Foundation, Survive2Thrive Foundation is launching a virtual phone bank to assist domestic victims, isolated by the Coronavirus, in April.  We are excited to partner
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Sign the petition today and help us get testing for COVID-19 for DV victims seeking shelter!

Sign the petition HERE! In a recent Time.com article dated March 18, 2020, the National Domestic Violence Hotline cited mandatory shelter-in-place guidance to curb the spread of COVID-19, traps domestic violence victims in their homes with their abuser(s), isolated from people and resources that can help them.  Some abusers may even use the COVID-19 pandemic
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New partnership in the works with Aunt Bertha

Survive2Thrive is partnering with Aunt Bertha, another phenomenal Austin company, to provide access to resources to victims of domestic violence.  Phase One of the partnership is the Simple Search Box Link on the Survive2Thrive home page! Enter your zip code and get access to more than 1,900 services in the Austin Area.  Watch for Phase
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Survivor Self Sufficiency is a priority in 2020! Announcing the Seed The Survivor Program

The Survive2Thrive Foundation’s Seed A Survivor program assists survivors working to rebuild their lives through a financial grant, financial literacy training, job readiness, and entrepreneurial coaching. When a victim leaves a violent home, the upfront costs can be astronomical and can discourage a victim so much so, they may return to violence because they financially
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