Prioritizing Survivor Safety and Confidentiality Within Coordinated Entry Systems

Survivors of domestic and sexual violence often seek assistance from homeless service and housing providers. This learning module is designed to introduce basic concepts and best practices related to discussing safety with survivors participating in homeless/housing programs. The intended audience is homeless service and housing providers. 

Course Content

General Considerations for Prioritizing Survivor Safety in CES

Safe Entry Into Services

Preparing Staff and Engaging Partners

Safety Planning with Survivors at Entry Points


After reviewing the content above, please complete this knowledge quiz. All who score an 80% or higher will receive a certificate of completion.

If you are in danger, please call 911, a local hotline, or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224. Avoid using a computer that could be accessed by a person who may cause harm, and learn more technology safety tips.

Please note that the Safe Housing Alliance is not a direct service provider and does not provide individual counseling, crisis response, housing advocacy, or legal services. We have compiled a brief list of resources for survivors here.