COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

SWIWC is providing and sharing with you links to resources that may assist you, your family, your community and victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, during COVID-19 Pandemic.  As you know this is a worldwide crisis, we appreciate all organizations providing resources and services to everyone.  in case of emergency please call 911. 

SWIWC encourages you to practice the Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 guidelines for your safety and well-being and to share with your family and others. Also please contact your Tribal Council/Government and/or local community for any updates, services, and guidelines regarding COVID-19.  If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact us at anytime.   Thank you. 

UPDATE: For Arizona tribal advocates and DV/SA Program, are you in need of PPE, namely N95 or KN95 masks?  With the assistance of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and ProCure Hope, SWIWC retrieved masks to provide to Arizona tribal advocates and their programs.  Please complete the form HERE for assistance.  If you have questions or for more information please contact SWIWC.  Thank you to NNEDV and ProCure Hope for their assistance.  Thank you.  


Please follow the links below for upcoming webinars relating to COVID-19 and Tribal Communities and/or Programs.   Videos that may be helpful are also listed.  

Toolkits for Programs, Advocates and Survivors

Please follow the links below for helpful toolkits for programs, survivors, and advocates.  These toolkits are provided by great organizations in response to COVID-19.   Thank you to those organizations.    

SWIWC is providing and sharing with you tribal DV/SA programs who continue to provide victim services during COVID-19.  Most services are provided remotely while also abiding with their local tribal government COVID-19 guidelines.   If you have victims seeking services within the respective tribal communities please use contact information below.     As you know this is a worldwide crisis, we appreciate all organizations providing resources and services to everyone.  

*In cases of emergency please call 911. 

Thank you. 

Ak-Chin Indian Community | Office of the Prosecutor
Contact: Collette Thomas-Susankewa, Legal Assistance/Victim Advocate

Colorado River Indian Tribe | Victim Advocate Program
Contact:  Janice Patch, Victim Advocate

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation | Domestic Violence Program 
Contact: Carma Abeita, Domestic Violence Victim Advocate
Email: cabeita@FMYN.ORG

Fort Mojave Indian Tribe | Domestic Violence Program
Contact: Charlotte Knox, Program Manager

Gila River Indian Community | Crime Victim Services
Contact: Shanna Stewart, Acting-Crime Victim Services Coordinator | PH: 520-610-3556
Faron Humeyumptewa, Acting Victim Services Administrator | PH: 520-610-9909

Hopi Tribe | Hopi Domestic Violence Program
Contact: Maude Yoyhoeoma, Program Manager or Lydia Werito, Secretary

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community | Family Advocacy Center
Contact: PH: 480-362-5425

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community | Health and Human Services, Behavioral Health Services
Contact: Lynda Rivers, Domestic Violence Advocate

Tohdenasshai Committee Against Family Abuse, Inc | Navajo Nation
Contact: Carmelia Blackwater | Phone: 928-697-3635

Tohono O’odham Nation | Komckud Ki
Contact: Yuriko Toro, Program Manager
PH: 520-993-2087

White Mountain Apache Tribe | Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Contact: Lamberta Gooday

BIA Victim Specialist Program | Phoenix, AZ 
Contact: Gwendolyn Kasero,  Victim Specialist

Native Health | Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Gabrielle Stacey, DVPI Case Manager
Email:  | PH: 602-279-5262 ext. 3211

New Life Center: Mobile Advocacy Center | Glendale, AZ
Contact: Memory Long Chase, Lead Mobile Advocate
PH: 623-332-8900


The following provides COVID-19 information within the respected Arizona Tribal Communities. 

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