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Victim Service Resources

Victim Services Resources (printable version)     If there is a police emergency or medical treatment is needed call 911.   Domestic Violence Intervention Program | Protection From Abuse Orders | PFA_vs_NoContact Victim Bill of Rights Domestic Violence Hotlines (including emergency safety/shelter needs) New Castle County   302-762-6110 New Castle County – (Spanish) Hotline 302-762-6110 Northern Kent County  […]

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Other Training Opportunities

Office of the Child Advocate To ensure the training needs of the child protection system are being met through ongoing, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary training opportunities on child abuse and/or neglect. Training and Certification – Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence Training initiatives include an annual conference, a semi-annual DV101 training, and issue-specific workshops on topics such as […]

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Immigration Domestic Violence Information

Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Guide For Advocates The Guide provides practical tips and considerations to help advocates address the complex and unique needs of an immigrant victim.   Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence   Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families 1825 Faulkland Road Wilmington, […]

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Teen Dating Violence Resources

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Resources – Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention   Few of us are used to asking teenagers about their dating practices. Yet there is growing evidence that teens are abused by their boyfriends and girlfriends at rates comparable to those of long term adult relationships. Statistics show […]

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Immigration Committee

Delaware Resource Numbers | National & Regional Numbers |Naturalized & Non-Citizens Applying for a Driver’s License | Protection From Abuse (PFA) Orders | PFA_vs_NoContact   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 […]

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Children and Domestic Violence Committee

Children Resources | Educating Delaware Students | Family Visitation Centers |Teen Dating Resources | Department of Justice – Family Division |Safe & Together Model   The Children and Domestic Violence Committee brings together representatives from the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families (DSCYF), the General Assembly, Family Court, the Department of Justice, law […]

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Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Dating Violence | Immigration | State of DE – Domestic Violence Policy   A. Definition and Scope of Problem   Domestic Violence is any abusive act between family members, ex-spouses, intimate cohabitants, former intimate cohabitants, dating couples and former dating couples in which one party seeks to gain/maintain power and control over the other partner. Couples or […]

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Council Member Articles & Presentations

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Published Articles & Presentations   Financial Freedom: Woman, Money, Domestic Violence Dana Harrington Conner, Vice Chair, Domestic Violence Coordinating Council This article is reprinted from the William and Mary Journal of Women & Law 2014 Back to the Drawing Board: Barriers to join Decision-Making in Custody Cases Involving […]

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History and Purpose

History State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council   DVCC Committees | Mission Statement & Council Members | Council By-Laws In 1993, Delaware was the only state in the country that did not offer victims of domestic violence the ability to petition the court for a protection from abuse order. Although advocates had long been assisting victims […]

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