Goals


Mission Statement

NJ Deaf Advocacy Project provides culturally sensitive advocacy, education and supportive services to those impacted by domestic and/or sexual violence in the Deaf Community.

Vision Statement

We envision ending domestic and sexual violence, within the Deaf community.

Goals

Educate domestic violence and sexual assault advocates on the deaf culture and working with deaf survivors.

Educate the Deaf Community on domestic and sexual violence and its impact.

Advocate for and empower individuals going through domestic and/or sexual violence.

Provide linkages to services that are available to that individual.

Recruit domestic/sexual violence advocates from the Deaf Community.

Create a coordinated community response within the Deaf Community to respond to the needs of Deaf Survivors of domestic and sexual violence.