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24 Hour Hotline Numbers

IF YOU FEEL YOU ARE IN DANGER, CALL 911   State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council 24-Hour Hotline Numbers   The Domestic Violence Hotline numbers are perhaps the single most important resource. All hotline numbers are confidential and available 24/7. Hotlines are staffed by trained professionals who will assist in safety planning and […]

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Helpful Links

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 former couples can be of the same or opposite sex. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, […]

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Standards & Policies

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Standards & Policies 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 […]

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FIRT Reports

    State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Fatal Incident Review Team (FIRT) Report   The Fatal Incident Review Team (FIRT) Annual Report provides a summary of the Review Team’s activities and accomplishments over the last year.  This report contains statistical data for the domestic violence fatalities that occurred in a calendar year, as […]

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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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Outreach Materials

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Outreach Materials   Brochures These outreach materials can be reprinted.  If you would like to have copies mailed, please contact 302-255-0405. Domestic Violence – How it Affects Children Domestic Violence – How it Affects Children (Spanish) A brochure which outlines the effects domestic violence has on children. […]

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Legislative Updates

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Recent Legislation 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 […]

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Community Outreach

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council  Outreach – Community Impact   Awareness & Prevention Resources | Other Training Opportunities   Community outreach fulfills an important function by increasing public awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault while distributing resources available to assist victims and their families. The DVCC collaborates extensively with community partners statewide by participating in public […]

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Fatal Incident Review Team

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Fatal Incident Review Team   FIRT Reports | FIRT Membership | FIRT Policy & Procedures The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council’s Fatal Incident Review Team (FIRT) was established by statute in 1996 (Title 13 Section 2105) and became the first statewide team in the country. FIRT members are dedicated professionals whose primary […]

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Contact Us

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Contact Information   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 […]

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