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, 2013 through June 30, 2014. 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|
|27,753 contacts with victims in crisis|
Crisis services include calls to the statewide domestic violence hotline, as well as individual agency hotlines.
|Safe Home Services
|1,787 victims housed|
Safe home or emergency shelter services are provided to female, male, and child victims in serious physical danger who have no other safe housing options.
|27,003 victims served|
Community services include individual counseling, safety planning, support groups, court advocacy, information & referrals, transportation, housing advocacy, basic needs, parenting support and activity groups for teens and youth. These services were provided over 109,000 times throughout the fiscal year.
|Court Based Services|
|39,373 cases involving victims|
Victims involved in criminal and civil court cases were provided with counseling, safety planning, guidance related to the court process, and information & referrals. Additionally, court-based Family Violence Victim Advocates were available in all criminal courts to provide victim advocacy on criminal matters. Court-based victim advocacy on civil matters was only funded in two family courts for this time period.
|Community Education Services|
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.
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.