Transitional Housing Toolkit
Economic and Financial Empowerment Materials
The following materials are a part of the Resource Library of the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice (CSAJ). The library contains a comprehensive collection of resources related to consumer rights, economic justice, protection orders, survivor-centered advocacy, and trauma and mental health. To review other available materials, visit CSAJ's Resource Library.
This tool, created by the Consumer RIghts for Domestic Violence Survivors Initiative, provides a starting point for attorneys and advocates interested in enhancing consumer rights for domestic violence survivors.
This brochure, created by the Consumer Rights for Domestic Violence Survivors Initiative, is for survivors of domestic violence and includes information on how to repair and add positive information to one's credit report.
This article, written by Erika A. Sussman from CSAJ, urges attorneys and advocates for survivors to consider using civil protection orders as a tool for accessing economic justice.
This brochure, created by the Consumer Rights for Domestic Violence Survivors Initiative, is for domestic violence survivors and includes guidelines for prioritizing and managing debt.
This tool, by Erika A. Sussman and Leah A. Plunkett, provides an overview of common consumer law issues faced by domestic violence survivors and offers concrete guidance on how to identify consumer issues in the course of one's advocacy.
This publication from the Battered Women's Justice Project explains some of the temporary economic reliefs that can be available through protection orders.