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, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 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.
|Total Victims Served|
|Hotline Incoming Calls/Contacts|
Incoming calls/contacts received on the statewide domestic violence hotline, as well as individual agency hotlines. This hotline is available 24/7 via call, chat, text and email.
|2,795 victims housed|
This includes safe homes, emergency shelters, transitional living, supportive housing, and domestic violence rapid rehousing services that are provided to adult and child victims. There were 1,152 adults and 1,026 children housed in emergency shelter; 86 adults and 83 children housed in transitional living settings; 51 adults and 56 children housed in supportive housing units; and 120 adults and 221 children housed through domestic violence rapid rehousing.
Domestic violence shelters operated at 126% capacity throughout the year and the average amount of time that a victim remained in shelter was 51.6 days.
|Court Based Services|
|34,224 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.
|Community Education Services|
|2,782 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.
|33,452 victims served|
These are one-on-one counseling sessions with advocates. This includes safety planning, assistance with obtaining basic needs, etc.
|2,613 support group sessions|
Support group sessions are attended by multiple victims.
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.
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.