Study of local Latino population’s need for domestic violence shelter/prevention services

Project Horizon, a local domestic violence shelter, is interested learning more about the needs of the growing Latino community in Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County, as it relates to the services the organization provides.

Project Details

Agency Name Project Horizon
Mission Project Horizon is dedicated to reducing domestic, dating, and sexual violence in the Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County area through crisis intervention services and prevention programs. This non-profit agency began in 1982 as a grass roots effort to provide confidential services free of charge to battered women in the Rockbridge County area.
Website http://www.projecthorizon.org/about-project-horizon.php
Research Need

Project Horizon is interested in learning more about the needs of the community’s growing Latino population, as it relates to the services the organization provides.

Questions to consider: Who is this population? What are their needs for domestic, dating, and sexual violence prevention and support programs? And what are best practices in reaching and serving this population?

Research Methods Survey, Focus Groups, Data Analysis, Best Practices Research, Marketing, Program Development
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