Domestic Violence Staff Tools

ODHS is committed to helping people find safety when they need it. Below you will find information and resources to support survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

TA-DVS Program Summary
TA-DVS Oregon Programs Eligibility Notebook
Find local Domestic Violence Sexual Assault (DVSA) advocates here


How to contact TA-DVS Policy:

Please contact TA-DVS policy by e-mail at: TADVS.Policy@DHSOHA.state.or.us


Policy understands that domestic violence situations are high risk and time sensitive and is committed to responding same day/next day.


For emergency situations, send a group text to all TA-DVS Policy Analysts below:
Chelsea Goldberg
Brittany Zitzelberger


For more information on contacting TA-DVS Policy, including contact numbers and emergency situations see:

How to contact TA-DVS Policy



















COVID-19 Resources

TA-DVS State of Emergency Q&A

OWL Page for COVID-19 DV Resources

Virtual DV Training Guidelines

Supporting Survivors During COVID-19

SSP Director's Message - How to support TA-DVS Applicants during COVID-19


Survivor Resources

FIND HELP near you! Find local domestic violence sexual assault advocates with an interactive map. Search by location, service type (shelter, support groups), or language needed here.


National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233

Call to Safety, 1-888-235-5333

National Sexual Assault Hotline, 1-800-656-4673

National Human Trafficking Hotline, 1-888 – 373- 7888


For more resources, see You Are Not Alone
Safe Place for Pets - National resource to find on-site and off-site sheltering for pets


Co-Located Advocates

All Self-Sufficiency (SSP) and Child Welfare (CW) offices have Co-located domestic violence advocates. Connect with your local offices to get more information about co-located advocates within DHS and how they support survivors and employees.

Click the below picture for the Working Together Guide to describe advocate role, SSP Role and CW Role!

DV points

SSP, Child Welfare, and Aging and Persons with Disabilities (APD) offices have domestic violence points locally to provide support to workers and survivors. They receive ongoing resources, training, and DVSA information to help support workers and survivors. Connect with your local office to get information on who the DV Point in your area is.

Tea Time with TA-DVS - Analyst Hour Materials

TA-DVS Policy hosts an analyst hour every month about a different topic. Tea Time is the second Tuesday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30 am. To join these calls, connect with your local leadership for the meeting invite.  Below are the most recent materials. Prior material has been archived. Reach out to policy to retrieve archived material.


06.22 Protecting Information in ODHS Systems | Q&A

05.22 TA-DVS Prescheduling | Q&A

04.22 VEC Training | Q&A

03.22 Trauma Brain | Q&A

02.22 Release of Information | Q&A

01.22 Hotel Payments | Q&A

12.21 Hot Topics and Q&A | Q&A

11.21 Survivors Moving from Another State

10.21 DVAM

09.21 DHS 7802 Revised | Q&A

08.21 TA-DVS Case Copy

07.21 Supporting Survivors Accessing Services in ONE

Processes and Guides

TA-DVS Toolkit

Subsequent request process

DV and Safety Related Deletion Request Process

Alias Identity Process

Air Travel Process - ONE

My Guide - Quick Reference DV Materials

7802 safety screening guide

Determining if it is safe to document in ODHS systems

TANF and TA-DVS program requirements in relation to DV

TA-DVS ONE Case Tracker

TA-DVS Case Note Guide

Supporting Survivors Accessing Services in ONE

Safety Concern Flowchart

Eligibility Transformation Operational Process – ETOP

Quick Reference Guides - QRGs

Interim Business Processes - IBPs

Addressing Safety Concerns

TA-DVS Case Transfer Process

Medical Program - Tax Filing and ACP for survivors

TA-DVS Pre-Scheduling Line

Addressing Safety, DV, and Support for TA-DVS Applicants- VEC Edition PowerPoint | Q&A

Safety Planning and Supporting Survivors

Domestic Violence Toolkit - Navigating Safety

Creating a safe place to safety plan: Reframing questions

How to determine safety concern

Trauma informed response resource

Co-Located advocates brochure

Self-Sufficiency caseworkers brochure

Address confidentiality program (ACP)

Couples counseling- Why it’s not recommended in DV situations

DV shelter tour- A look inside

Driving DV survivors

Texting and DV – Why it’s NOT Safe

Travel Checklist

Video: Learning about advocates

TA-DVS Program Forms

To look up forms in additional languages and alternate formats on the form server, click here.


Form Number:

Form Title


TA-DVS Case Summary


Notice about your TA-DVS Eligibility


Notice of Action: TA-DVS


We Need Proof for TA-DVS Notice

DHS 7802

TA-DVS Safety Screening

DHS 1543

Self-Sufficiency Domestic Violence Assistance Agreement

DHS 1543M

Self-Sufficiency Domestic Violence Motel use Agreement

DHS 1542

TA-DVS Eligibility and Benefit Calculation Worksheet

DHS 8660

Client Safety Packet on Good Cause

MSC 3010

Release of Information

* Indicates form is generated automatically by ONE


Child Welfare and Domestic Violence

Child Welfare staff tools page

Child Welfare practices for cases with Domestic Violence

Child Welfare caseworkers

What can you do about child abuse

DV Employee Resources

If you are experiencing domestic violence, you are not alone. You may reach out to a manager, human resources, a TA-DVS policy analyst, your DV Point, or an advocate for support.

DHS Human Resources

Domestic Violence Resources for DHS Employees

Domestic Violence OWL Page

Domestic Violence Leave

DV and the workplace- resources for managers

Supporting Employees applying for TA-DVS

Trauma Aware ODHS

Self-Led Questionnaire: Compassion and Fatigue Handout

Whole Life Directions/Cascade Centers

Features Include: Complete mental health appraisal Individual summary report, Online CBT and Mindfulness tools, Participation report for incentives. Provides a personal app for Confidential support. Go to Cascade center and register under member services to access.

Employee Assistance Program

Please access the EAP services for any support you find you may need through the evaluations or resources on this page.

Multiple Program Information

Request for child support case information

Helpful Links

Self-Sufficiency Training Unit (SSTU) for TA-DVS

SSTU TA-DVS Additional Resources

HUB materials for TA-DVS

Mandatory Reporting of Potential Abuse

Eligibility Transformation Operational Processes ETOP

Quick Reference Guides - QRGs

Interim Business Processes - IBPs