Our counselors are sensitive to the special needs of victims of intimate partner violence and offer flexible schedule times and a supportive environment to help them work through the issues associated with abuse ....
Youth dating violence
Although all victims of gender-based violence are affected negatively, research reveals that female victims of dating violence often experience more severe and longer-lasting consequences than do male victims.
Educating young people about healthy relationships is critical to preventing dating abuse.
The DVCC has two residences that provide temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Our goals are, first, to ensure the safety of residents and, second, to help equip them for an independent and self-reliant existence after they leave the Safe House.
Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality.
Shifting Boundaries: Final Report on an Experimental Evaluation of a Youth Dating Violence Program in New York City Middle Schools.
Peace Works provides tools for our pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade youth to help them learn how to solve conflicts peacefully and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.
Peace Works also teaches empathy, tolerance, self-awareness and respect towards all. Read more Teen Peace Works recognizes the importance of teen leadership and advocacy.
Read more Combining advocacy, assistance, counseling and home visits, our legal services provide victims of domestic violence with information, support and an understanding of their legal rights.
DVCC Domestic Violence Victim Advocates in the Stamford and Norwalk criminal courts help individuals navigate the criminal justice ....
Through offering our own classes and workshops and partnering with community agencies, we continually find ways to educate and empower our clients ....