Victim service providers help survivors of intimate partner violence attain safety and security after a crisis. But what if the process of helping a victim puts them in more danger?
Victim services software must prioritize security above all else to ensure survivors can move past their crises and receive the support they need. More than 12,000 teams of victim service providers in the United States alone must communicate and collaborate to identify clients’ needs and give them access to resources and services to improve their situation.
To guarantee that victims’ information reaches the right people — and never falls into hands that could cause more harm — organizations must be able to control vast networks of data with tiers of access while also prioritizing collaboration.
Below, we will identify five security measures every victim services team must have in place to ensure their clients’ safety and efficient delivery of services.