Read more The goal of the DVCC Coordinated Community Response to Teen Dating Violence is to increase access to services and ultimately reduce the recurrence of teen dating violence in the Stamford community.To achieve this goal, the CCR has begun to strengthen existing programs and communication among community systems in order to link services and provide teens with quality youth-focused resources…

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It gives teens in area high schools the opportunity to stand up against teen dating violence, an issue that affects so many teens in our communities.

The student-led groups raise awareness about the issue of intimate partner violence and the importance of maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships. Read more Peace Work SHOPS are conducted onsite at afterschool programs, faith communities, youth organizations and social service agencies for students in pre-K to twelfth grade.

Read more DVCC is committed to keeping current with best practices and the most up-to-date research in all areas that affect victims of intimate partner violence.

From attending medical conferences on IPV to researching legal policies to incorporating educational best practices in our Peace Works programming, we are working to provide information that will best serve our clients, our partners and the communities we serve…

Peace Work SHOPS curriculum is interactive and age-appropriate and is an extension of Peace Works School Based Programs.

Because Peace Work SHOPS programs are conducted over a period of weeks…

All prospective volunteers attend a 30-hour Educational Seminar, which provides information about the dynamics of intimate partner violence and ....

Read more Domestic Violence Task Forces in Darien, New Canaan, Weston, Westport and Wilton actively promote awareness about intimate partner violence within their communities.

Read more The Medical Advocacy Project promotes earlier identification of victims through the use of universal screening at point of entry to the health care system; provides on-site advocacy services to domestic violence victims in hospitals, clinics and medical offices; and implements a comprehensive educational training ....

Read more DVCC's Housing Advocacy Project provides supportive services to victims of domestic violence in finding and retaining affordable housing.

Read more DVCC advocates for victims of domestic violence in many ways, from providing direct support for individuals to promoting systemic changes in the way our courts and medical communities respond to victims to partnering with other entities to provide a better and more informed response to victims.