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We support survivors of domestic violence with disabilities.

WHAT WE PROVIDE

Learn more about Freedom House: a fully accessible emergency shelter for disabled victims of domestic violence and their families.Freedom House

Freedom House is Barrier Free Living’s safe and accessible shelter for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities and their families. This BFL program offers counseling, support groups, advocacy, safety planning.

Learn more about Barrier Free Living (BFL) Apartments: apartments and studos for disabled victim/survivor of DV BFL Apartments

BFL Apartments offers permanent housing for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities, and veterans with disabilities. Services include on-site counseling, skill-building workshops, and community events. The complex is currently full, and there is no waiting list.

ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

5,752

The number of outreaches done by BFL’s Secret Garden team in 2019. The team also offered 2,266 face to face session to survivors of domestic violence in 2019.

NEWS AND EVENTS

BFL SECRET GARDEN GASLIGHTING ANIMATED FILM

A look at the issue of gaslighting for survivors of domestic violence.

CREDITS

Creative Direction & Production Company: Diagonal Media
Illustration/Animation: Patrick Smith
Composer: Lindsay Jones (Tony Award nominee Slave Play)

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Domestic Violence and Disabilities Issues, and Solutions

Celebrating 40 years as an agency, we are committed to providing safe shelter and support services to survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. Our expert teams are available now. Call our hotline or use our chat hotline feature. Your safety is our first priority.

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Our agency continues to provide services and support for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis. Read More »