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1. Caetano, Raul , Suhasini Ramisetty-Mikler, and Christine McGrath. "Acculturation, Drinking, and Intimate Partner Violence Among Hispanic Couples in the United States: A Longitudinal Study." Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 26.1 (2004): 1-19.
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2. Crandall, Marie, Senturia, Kirsten, Sullivan, Marianne, & Shiu-Thornton, Sharyne. (2005). Latina survivors of domestic violence: understanding through qualitative analysis. Hispanic Health Care International: the Official Journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, 3(3).
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3. Perilla, Julia. (1999). Domestic violence as a human rights issue: the case of immigrant Latinos. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences , 21(2).
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4. Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Safety, Health and Justice in Arizona) -- 602-279-2900 or 800-782-6400 – TTY: 602-279-7270 –

5. De Colores (The Rainbow After the Storm of Violence)
Is a safe home for women and children who have been forced to flee their homes due to domestic violence – specialize in Spanish services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; offers bilingual and bicultural services – 602.257.0700

6. A New Leaf (Helping Families, Changing Lives)
Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy – Maricopa County, Northeast Regional Court Center
Assists with: filing/modifying orders of protection and injunctions, court room accompaniment, resource and referrals, basic information on family court procedures, victims rights information, safety planning, 911 cell phone, and DV court advocacy – office: 602.372.7605 –David Esqueda:

7. A New Leaf (Helping Families, Changing Lives)
Autumn House – 24 Hour crisis program for victims of domestic violence; serves women, men, and their children who require temporary shelter and support as a result of violence at home. -- Crisis Hotline: 480-835-5555
Kathy DiNolfi: VP Emergency and Shelter Services: 480-833-8200 x204

8. A New Leaf (helping Families, Changing Lives)
La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter – A 30 unit family shelter that provides services to help homeless families with minor aged children become self-reliant; includes: temporary emergency housing, case management, life skills, accredited childcare and youth services, provision of basic living needs, job search assistance – 480.834.8723
Kathy DiNolfi: VP Emergency and Shelter Services: 480-833-8200 x204

9. Catholic Charities Community Services
My Sisters’ Place – Provides a safe place for women and their children who are fleeing domestic violence; includes: 24 hour crisis hot line, case management, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, children’s services, housing referrals, educational groups, and victim advocacy – crisis hotline: 480-821-1024

10. Catholic Charities Community Services
Pathways –A community based program that provides domestic violence survivors with adequate time and support to develop the skills needed to establish and sustain a violence free lifestyle, to obtain financial independence from their abuser, to locate permanent housing nd to develop a stable, healthy support system. Available services: Counseling, Spanish Domestic Violence Survivors’ Support Group and victim advocacy – crisis hotline: 480-821-1024 – TYY: 1-800-842-4681 – Bilingual Pathways Counselor: Jackie Jarvis: 602-287-6503 – Bilingual Victim Advocate: Marie Soliz: 602-819-0082

11. Sojourner Center (Overcoming the Impact of Domestic Violence One Life at a Time)
Assist in seeking shelter, safety planning, crisis intervention, support and referral and resource information; provides: emergency and transitional housing, food and clothing, and a continuum of support services for families – 602.296.3353 – Crisis Line: 602.244.0089 – TTY: 1-800-886-8794

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