Marcey Rezac is a domestic violence advocate, leader, and agent of change who has made a significant impact in the field over the past decade.
For several years, Marcey served as the Program Director of Domestic Violence Services at People’s Place II, Inc. During that time, she supervised the operations and staff of two Domestic Violence Shelters, the 24-hour Hotline, Transitional Housing Program, Family Violence Community Advocacy Program and Domestic Violence Liaison Program- working closely with the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families (DSCYF). Marcey was considered a valuable member of the leadership team that promoted and fostered the vision and growth of the People’s Place. Over the years, she was provided the opportunity to work in a variety of settings with victims and families in the community, transform service programs, raise awareness and implement new programs and services to ensure victims have greater access to safety and support. Marcey was also a key member of the multidisciplinary team, working with our partners in law enforcement when the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) was first introduced and implemented in Delaware.
Since 2017, Marcey has carried her knowledge and passion to the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence where she continues to be a voice for victims and survivors. This is demonstrated by her work on policy and programs to address homelessness and safe and stable housing. Marcey is a passionate, determined and dedicated advocate. She is an active partner on the Domestic Violence Task Force and Victims Rights Task Force, and the Delaware Continuum of Care. She has mentored many victim serving professionals throughout the state. She is a compassionate advocate who continues to make a difference in the lives of countless survivors.
The DVCC presented Marcey with this award during the Governor’s Proclamation signing for Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 21, 2019.