Bridge To Safety

Unfortunately, people with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing abuse and/or assault than the rest of the population. To combat this, Able SC has formed a partnership with Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands and YWCA of the Upper Lowlands.

This project, funded through the US Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women, seeks to create permanent changes within all three organizations that result in accessible, safe, and effective services for people with disabilities who have been impacted by interpersonal violence.

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Together, representatives from all three organizations share their expertise and knowledge with each other to remove barriers and implement solutions so that people with disabilities who have experienced interpersonal violence have access to the appropriate services to heal.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2017-FW-AX-K001 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Outreach Tools

Through funding from Richland County government, we have created accessible outreach tools on disability and domestic violence.

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