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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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Awareness and Prevention Resources

Domestic Violence consists of “Intimate Partner Violence,” which includes current and former spouses, current and former dating couples with or without a child in common and dating couples. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy. IPV can vary in frequency and severity. It occurs on […]

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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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Did You Know…

Teen Dating Violence DID YOU KNOW…. 8.9% of Delaware high school students have experienced physical dating violence. 10.4% of Delaware high school students have experienced sexual dating violence in the last year. Violent behavior typically begins between the ages of 12 and 18> 81% of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue or […]

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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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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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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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