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Getting Started--Meeting a Need
  Why Collaborate?
  Benefits of

  Consequences of
   Failing To

  Benefits of

  Coalition Roles and

  Getting the
   Most From This

Setting Up a Safe Haven for Victims
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Building Your Coalition
Developing Task Forces
Providing Limited Services

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Partnerships for Safer Communities

Consequences of Failing To Collaborate

Lack of collaboration among service providers and community organizations can be detrimental to victim services at a Safe Haven. Consequences may include—

  • Inability to coordinate and manage basic victim services.
  • Conflict among services and resources initiated by service organizations, the media, and individuals.
  • Confusion or diverse points of view among the victim population about how participation should be facilitated.
  • Underuse of resources.
  • Duplication of services.
  • Gaps in services and resources.

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