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Connecticut Service Statistics

The following statistics represent the victims who received services from CCADV’s 18 member domestic violence organizations during the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Please note that these numbers only represent those victims who sought services at our member agencies and do not represent the total number of individuals victimized by domestic violence in Connecticut.

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Total Victims Served



Hotline Crisis Calls
33,711 calls

Crisis calls received on both the English and Spanish statewide domestic violence hotlines, as well as individual agency hotlines. This also includes hotline calls resulting from lethality assessment screens by law enforcement. This was a <1% increase over fiscal year 2018.


Housing Services
2,214 victims housed

This includes safe homes, emergency shelters, transitional living, and supportive housing services that are provided to female, male, and child victims. There were 1,107 adults and 921 children housed in emergency shelter; 62 adults and 75 children housed in transitional living settings; and, 20 adults and 29 children housed in supportive housing units.

Domestic violence shelters operated at 121% capacity throughout the year and the average amount of time that a victim remained in shelter was 46.3 days, down 3% from the prior year.


Court Based Services
32,927 victims served

Victims involved in criminal and civil court cases were provided with counseling, safety planning, guidance related to the court process, and information & referrals. This was a 1% increase over fiscal year 2018.


Community Education Services
4,459 community education events

Community education is provided across the state and includes training for law enforcement, medical professionals, religious & civic organizations, businesses and other interested stakeholders. Domestic violence prevention programs are also provided at schools from elementary through college. There was a 8% increase in community education events over fiscal year 2018.


Individual Counseling  
31,717 victims served  


These are one-on-one counseling sessions with advocates. This includes safety planning, assistance with obtaining basic needs, etc. Total service requests saw a <1% increase from fiscal year 2018.


Support Groups  
1,924 support group sessions  


Support group sessions are attended by multiple victims. Total service requests saw a 4% increase from fiscal year 2018.


CCADV Fact Sheet

These fact sheets will provide details on domestic violence services provided by our 18 member domestic violence agencies over the course of a fiscal year (7/1 – 6/30), similar to those listed above for the most recently completed fiscal year.

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Domestic Violence Counts

Domestic Violence Counts is an annual noninvasive, unduplicated count of adults and children who seek services from domestic violence agencies throughout the country during a single 24-hour survey period. It is conducted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

CT Summary

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US Summary

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If you need help or just someone to talk to, please visit CTSafeConnect.org or call or text (888) 774-2900. Advocates available 24/7.

Si necesitas información o si solo quieres conversar con alguien, por favor visite CTSafeConnect.org o llamada or texto (888) 774-2900. Los consejeros estará disponible las 24 horas del día, los siete días de la semana.