Whether for a few days or a few weeks, DVCC residences offer a safe haven…
Read more DVCC’s professional staff of counselors provides crisis intervention, safety planning and individual and group counseling in both English and Spanish to anyone who may be experiencing domestic abuse.
Read more DVCC advocates for victims of domestic violence in many ways, from providing direct support for individuals to promoting systemic changes in the way our courts and medical communities respond to victims to partnering with other entities to provide a better and more informed response to victims.
Read more Changes in policy result from research and advocacy.
Read more The Medical Advocacy Project promotes earlier identification of victims through the use of universal screening at point of entry to the health care system; provides on-site advocacy services to domestic violence victims in hospitals, clinics and medical offices; and implements a comprehensive educational training ....
Read more DVCC's Housing Advocacy Project provides supportive services to victims of domestic violence in finding and retaining affordable housing.
Through offering our own classes and workshops and partnering with community agencies, we continually find ways to educate and empower our clients ....
Read more Peace Works, a prevention education project of the DVCC, believes the prevention of violence in our society begins with the education of children.
While volunteer projects and departmental needs are always evolving, the role that volunteers play in our agency is an ongoing and essential one.Read more Esperanza CT allows DVCC to provide comprehensive services to Spanish-speaking victims through a Spanish language service line available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and via a web-based services center that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the Spanish-speaking community.Trained Spanish-speaking counselor/advocates are available 24/7 on the Service Line to answer questions…Read more DVCC is committed to keeping current with best practices and the most up-to-date research in all areas that affect victims of intimate partner violence.From attending medical conferences on IPV to researching legal policies to incorporating educational best practices in our Peace Works programming, we are working to provide information that will best serve our clients, our partners and the communities we serve…Peace Work SHOPS curriculum is interactive and age-appropriate and is an extension of Peace Works School Based Programs.