All prospective volunteers attend a 30-hour Educational Seminar, which provides information about the dynamics of intimate partner violence and ....
Read more Domestic Violence Task Forces in Darien, New Canaan, Weston, Westport and Wilton actively promote awareness about intimate partner violence within their communities.
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.
The student-led groups raise awareness about the issue of intimate partner violence and the importance of maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships. Read more Peace Work SHOPS are conducted onsite at afterschool programs, faith communities, youth organizations and social service agencies for students in pre-K to twelfth grade.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.Our counselors are sensitive to the special needs of victims of intimate partner violence and offer flexible schedule times and a supportive environment to help them work through the issues associated with abuse ....Read more Domestic violence affects each and every person living in an abusive home, and is especially detrimental to children.