Read more The goal of the DVCC Coordinated Community Response to Teen Dating Violence is to increase access to services and ultimately reduce the recurrence of teen dating violence in the Stamford community.To achieve this goal, the CCR has begun to strengthen existing programs and communication among community systems in order to link services and provide teens with quality youth-focused resources…The housing advocate works with private landlords, local and state government housing groups and community allies in an effort to create and sustain housing options for victims ....Read more Next to dealing with the toll domestic violence takes on one’s physical, mental and emotional health, one of the biggest challenges faced by victims leaving a relationship is money.DVCC helps clients meet these challenges by offering training and information on financial management. Read more The DVCC looks for every opportunity to provide victims of domestic violence with the tools needed to move forward.
The National Center for Victims of Crime, in close collaboration with Go Fund Me, and state and local officials, has opened the National Compassion Fund Parkland to support those injured and killed in the Parkland School Shooting.
While children may not be the target of violence, living in an abusive household affects them deeply.
We assist children in our programs through counseling, a nurturing environment and age-appropriate education about domestic violence ....
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.
It gives teens in area high schools the opportunity to stand up against teen dating violence, an issue that affects so many teens in our communities.