Thank you for your interest in services to homeless women and children.

Trinity Villa Center for Women and Children has closed its doors but we encourage you to explore the following resources:

National Resources/Links

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study
America’s Youngest Outcasts
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Fragile Families and Child Well-Being Study
Kids Count Data Center
The Future of Children
Institute for Children Poverty and Homelessness
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National Center on Family Homelessness
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
National Employment Law Project (Ban the Box)
National Healthcare for the Homeless Council
National Low-Income Housing Coalition
National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
National Women’s Law Center
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity
Strengthening Families: A Protective Factors Framework
Talk Poverty
Urban Institute
The Working Poor Families Project

Selected Articles and Resources

Homeless Mothers, Homelessness, Abuse of Women

“America’s Youngest Outcasts 2013.” National Center on Family Homelessness
“Characteristics and Dynamics of Homeless Families with Children, Final Report.” Fall, 2007. Debra J. Rog, C. Scott Holupka, and Lisa C. Patton.
“Helping Homeless Families Overcome Barriers to Successful Functioning.” (2005). Swick, K.J.; Early Childhood Education Journal, 33(3).
“No Safe Place: Sexual Assault in the Lives of Homeless Women.” (2011). National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
“Social Support for Homeless Mothers.” 2003. National Center on Family Homelessness, Health Care for the Homeless Clinicians’ Network.
“The SHIFT (Service and Housing Interventions for Families in Transition) Study: Final Report.” (2010). National Center on Family Homelessness
“Toward Understanding Homelessness: The 2007 National Symposium on Homelessness Research”
“When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2012 Homicide Data.” Violence Policy Center

Abuse Prevention and Treatment

“Essentials for Childhood: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments.”
“Strengthening Families: A Protective Factors Framework.”
“The Effects of Childhood Stress on Health Across the Lifespan.”
Tracy, Steven R. (2005) “Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse.” Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.