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Video: Housing Protections for Survivors

If you are the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, you have a number of important housing rights in Oregon. This video will explain some of those rights and what you can do about them.

Housing Rights For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Survivors

Information regarding housing rights for domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking survivors.

Animation: Workplace Rights for Survivors

Animation explaining workplace rights for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Oregon.

Animation: Workplace Rights for Survivors

Animation explaining workplace rights for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Oregon.

Workplace Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assualt or Stalking

Your job and your safety are important. Laws in Oregon protect workers who are victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.

Oregon Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

Domestic violence and sexual assault programs in Oregon.

Other Resources for Survivors

A list of resources for survivors of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault or abuse.

Overview of Legal Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

Legal actions you may wish to consider if you have been a victim of domestic violence.

Temporary Assistance for Domestic Violence Survivors (TA-DVS)

Information about funds that might be available through the Oregon DHS TA-DVS program for domestic violence survivors if needed for safety. These funds may also be available for domestic or sexual assault survivors or stalking survivors.

Animation: Overview of Protective Orders in Oregon

Animated overview of Protective Orders (also known as restraining orders) in Oregon

Video: Overview of Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders

Video with information about what a Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Order is, who can get one and why, and how to get it.

Video: Custody and Parenting Time in Restraining Orders

Video with information on how to deal with custody and parenting time when you have a restraining order against the other parent of your children.

Video: Preparing for Court When Your Restraining Order is Contested

Video with information on what to do for your court appearance when your restraining order is contested.

FAPA Restraining Order Process

A chart illustrating the Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order process in Oregon.

Restraining Order Comparison Chart

A detailed comparison chart of restraining and protective orders in Oregon. This chart includes information on eligibility, protections, & procedures for Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Orders, Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Orders, Sexual Abuse Protective Orders, Stalking Protective Orders, and Emergency Protective Orders.

How to Get a Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order

Information about Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders to help protect you from domestic violence.

How to Get a Stalking Protective Order in Oregon

Information about how to get an order to help protect you or your children from stalking.

How to Get a Sexual Abuse Protective Order

How to get a Sexual Abuse Protective Order (SAPO). A SAPO is a court order that requires someone who sexually assaulted you to stop contacting you and stay a reasonable distance away from you.

FAPA Hearing Checklist

A brief overview of how to prepare for a contested Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining order hearing.

How to Get an Order to Protect Elderly Persons or Persons with Disabilities from Abuse

Information about orders available to help protect seniors and people with disabilities from abuse.

Information for Respondents in a FAPA Restraining Order

Information on what to do if you were served with a Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order.

Overview of Legal Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

Legal actions you may wish to consider if you have been a victim of domestic violence.

What to Do if Your Restraining Order is Violated

If you have a restraining order or a protective order and you live in Oregon, you can enforce your order by reporting violations to the police. Information for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking in Oregon.

A Legal Guide for Oregon Advocates

A reference tool for advocates who work with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking survivors in Oregon.

COVID-19 Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter Response - Info for Advocates

Domestic violence survivors will have an increased need for emergency shelter in the coming weeks. This document provides helpful tools and reminders in addressing requests for emergency shelter.

Video: Overview of Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders

Video with information about what a Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Order is, who can get one and why, and how to get it.

Video: Custody and Parenting Time in Restraining Orders

Video with information on how to deal with custody and parenting time when you have a restraining order against the other parent of your children.

Video: Preparing for Court When Your Restraining Order is Contested

Video with information on what to do for your court appearance when your restraining order is contested.

Video: Housing Protections for Survivors

If you are the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, you have a number of important housing rights in Oregon. This video will explain some of those rights and what you can do about them.

OJD Family Law Website

The Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Family Law Website provides information about family law services and resources in Oregon, and offers statewide forms for use in family law proceedings. The website includes information, forms and resources for domestic violence, stalking, and elder abuse survivors.

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