National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

990 Spring Garden Street, Suite 703

Philadelphia, PA 19123

215/763-1144
800/903-0111 x3

We accept collect calls from incarcerated
victims of battering.

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Publications by Topic

REENTRY

Victimized Again: How the Reentry Process Perpetuates Violence Against Survivors of Domestic Violence

by Courtney Cross (October 2013)

Describes how community supervision can decrease safety and increase violence for reentering victims of battering by eliminating or limiting viable options. [25 pages]

Three Formerly Incarcerated Women Talk About Reentry

Adapted by National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women Staff (September 2016)

Adapts an NCDBW webinar of three formerly incarcerated advocates/activists sharing their experiences of reentry and includes the speakers' insights and suggestions for advocates and other practitioners working with reentering survivors. [13 pages]

When Victims of Battering Reenter Their Communities After Jail or Prison: A Compilation of Resources for Addressing Civil Legal Issues

by National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women Staff (November 2016)

Written primarily for civil attorneys working with returning victims of battering, this paper outlines civil legal and quasi-legal barriers and ways to address them. Includes a compilation of resources relevant to reentry available via the Internet. [46 pages]