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Children Resources

How Domestic Violence Affects Children Brochure Second Hand Abuse Wheel Children of all ages can be deeply affected by domestic violence Children who witness domestic violence are more likely to be in an abusive relationship when they grow up – whether as the abuser or the abused; and often experience anxiety, depression, eating and sleeping […]

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Delaware Schools

Guide for responding to Teen Dating and Sexual Violence in Delaware Schools Provides guidelines for Delaware schools for corresponding to teen dating and sexual violence and references the applicable laws and statutes. It provides schools a blueprint for creating a comprehensive and effective response to violence and/or abuse. It also contains information on mandatory reporting […]

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Enhancing Victim Safety & Protection

Firearm – (11 Del.C § 1448) Firearms pose a particular threat to victims of domestic violence. In the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s 2012 publication, Gun Laws Matter 2012: understanding the Link between Weak Laws and Gun Violence, the Law Center ranked Delaware 11th out of 50 states for its gun violence prevention laws. […]

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Elderly & Disability Domestic Violence Links

Delaware Family Court Delaware Victims’ Compensation Assistance Program (VCAP) Disability Resources on the Internet National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

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Elderly and Disability Resources

Abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders and other vulnerable adults have no boundaries and cross all racial, social class, gender and geographic lines. Abuse of vulnerable adults includes several types of violence that occur among those ages 60 and older and adult invididuals who have mental or physical disability. The violence usually occurs at the […]

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Immigrant Resources

Advocates Guide for Working with Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence The Guide provides pratical tips and considerations to help advocates address the complex and unique needs of an immigrant victim including a list of both state and national resources. Abriendo Puertas – Turning Point at Peoples Place II Abriendo Puertas is an emergency shelter program […]

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Sexual Assault Resources

Sexual assault can impact victim’s health in many ways. Some ways are serious and can lead to long-term health problems. These include chronic pain, headaches, stomach problems, and sexually transmitted diseases. Sexual assault has an emotional impact as well. Victims often are fearful and anxious. They may replay the attack over and over in their […]

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Brochures & Shoe Card

Please contact Pat Kwetkauskie at (302) 255-0410 to order copies for your agency. Domestic Violence: How It Affects Children Domestic Violence: How It Affects Children (Spanish) A brochure which outlines the effects domestic violence has on children. Domestic Violence – Shoe Card Statewide resource numbers for domestic violence, and sexual assault victims. Sexting Fact Sheet […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Posters

Please contact Pat Kwetkauskie at (302) 255-0410 to request copies of the resource posters.  

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FIRT Membership

FIRT Co-Chairs The Honorable Jan R. Jurden The Honorable Vincent J. Poppiti Dana Harrington Conner, Esq. FIRT Members In accordance with 13 Del. C. § 2105, in addition to the co-chairs, the Review Team shall consist of seven core members: The Attorney General or the Attorney General’s designee The Director of the Division of family […]

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