Scaling Safety: A Roadmap to Close America's Safety Gaps
19 July 2022
To develop a picture of the capacity number of victims of domestic violence and the capacity needed to serve them, we examined the U. [...] People of all walks of life and across the domains of public safety and health agree that communities need better responses and better treatment: Police, corrections leaders, and the courts agree that untreated mental health or co-occurring substance use disorders are core drivers of the cycle of crime and that they lack the infrastructure to respond appropriately.25 The mental health crisis inclu. [...] For 185 people returning to a community, the safety solutions needed to fill the safety gap are: Seven reentry Someone akin to a case manager but who generally works out of a nonprofit, navigators a reentry navigator should be available to help with the reintegration process and help people connect to programs and services to bolster someone’s mobility and chances of success. [...] To provide the types of safety programs that the public prioritizes and to leverage this historic moment to access federal funding to scale up the safety models the public wants to see to address violence, the Alliance for Safety and Justice recommends the following: 1 Policymakers should use local, state, and federal funds to begin bringing these safety solutions to scale to close the safety gaps. [...] While emergency housing is the minimum of what a community needs to provide to help someone in the immediate aftermath of a crime, the Office of Violence Against Women recommends communities also develop long-term housing options for victims of domestic violence.51 Transitional housing estimates To develop the transitional housing needed to be based on the operations of one program.