Although the NNEDV turned me away (and didn't agree to respond to me through emails) after I reached out to them for assistance, I am posting this tonight for those DV victims that are in need of cash and trying to get out of a bad situation. I encourage victims of DV to contact this organization for help-- they are offering up to $2,000 in grant money for emergency expenses, and education and job training for free. Please try and take advantage of this--I would like to see this organization actually assist victims in need. If someone reaches out and is able to take advantage of this assistance, I want to hear about it, and if they fail to assist anyone, I would like to hear about that too.
Economic Justice Program One of the greatest barriers to escaping violent relationships is economics, especially in an economic downturn. The groundbreaking partnership between The Allstate Foundation and NNEDV works to address the pervasive and destructive barriers that domestic violence poses to the safety and security of women and their families by helping victims of domestic violence become financially independent from their abusers. The program focuses on providing the knowledge and skills that will help victims of domestic violence achieve economic self-sufficiency. As part of this groundbreaking partnership, the Allstate Foundation and NNEDV provide direct support to survivors through the Education and Job Training Assistance Fund. Through the Fund, survivors receive small grants to help them achieve their educational and job-related goals. To contribute to this life-saving fund visit, http://nnedv.org/getinvolved/donate.html.
Amy’s Courage Fund In 2007, NNEDV renamed its Direct Assistance Fund to Amy’s Courage Fund in honor of Amy Lynne and other victims who have tragically lost their lives due to domestic violence. Through this direct assistance fund, NNEDV offers emergency financial grants of up to $2,000 to domestic violence survivors and their children in the immediate aftermath of escaping who are fleeing abusive homes. To contribute to this life-saving fund, visit http://nnedv.org/getinvolved/donate.html.