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DVCC Mission Statement

The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC) is a state agency legislatively created to improve Delaware’s response to domestic violence and sexual assault. The DVCC brings together all stakeholders including service providers, policy-level officials and community partners to eradicate domestic violence. The DVCC is committed to leading the nation through innovative legislative action, community education and […]

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Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel

DVCC Treatment Committee | Treatment Certification Documents The Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel (subcommittee of the Treatment Committee) is responsible for overseeing and ensuring that Treatment Programs meet all requirements prior to being added to a list of Court Approved Certified Treatment Programs. The Committee also meets annually to review Certified Treatment Programs Annual Reports to […]

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Treatment Committee

Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel | Treatment Certification Documents Ensuring the quality and effectiveness of offender treatment is essential to promoting violence free behavior and enhancing victim safety. The Treatment Committee develops and reviews batterers’ intervention policies and procedures (Domestic Violence Intervention Standards) which mandate specific credentials, education and training for treatment service providers as well […]

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Public Awareness / Education Committee

Brochures & Shoe Cards | Children Resources | Court Advocacy Program | LGBT Resources | Posters | Protection From Abuse Orders | “Passport to Safety” Bench Card | Sexual Assault Resources | Statewide Resource Sheet | Training During Fiscal Year 2015, the DVCC re-established the Public Awareness/Education Committee. The Committee’s focus is promoting awareness about […]

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Medical Committee

Domestic violence remains a challenge to the medical community and patients alike. Domestic Violence diminishes a health care provider’s ability to deliver effective care and is often the root cause of many common problems encountered as a provider, such as headache, pain syndromes, noncompliance of medication and multiple emergency room visits. Domestic violence may affect […]

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Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee reviews proposed legislation addressing domestic violence and sexual assault issues and considers legislative initiatives to be sponsored by the DVCC. Participation on the Committee includes representatives from the General Assembly, the Department of Justice, the courts, law enforcement, advocates and community partners.  

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Immigration Committee

Immigrant Victim Resources | Delaware Resource Numbers | National & Regional Numbers | Legal Remedies | Support Groups Immigrant victims of domestic violence – whether documented or undocumented – face a number of barriers when seeking help and are less likely to report crimes or seek police assistance because they fear they will be reported […]

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Elderly & Domestic Violence Committee

Elderly and Disability Resources (Delaware) | Senior Protective Initiative | Senior Reource Numbers | Related Links The DVCC revitalized the Elderly and Domestic Violence Committee. The Committee, made up of representatives from the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, law enforcement, advocates and community partners, is working to identify safe, temporary […]

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Criminal Justice Committee

Legislation – Enhancing Victim Safety & Protection The purpose of the Criminal Justice Committee is to continuously review the system responses to domestic violence and sexual assault. The Committee works together to identify and implement improvements to the Criminal Justice system through policy development. This committee brings law enforcement, the courts, advocates and community partners […]

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