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On a single day last year, nearly 100 people came to domestic violence shelters in the state and were told there wasn't room for them, according to a report this month by the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Continue Reading >
Whether more battered women are seeking help or the shortage of affordable housing is keeping them in shelters longer, Connecticut's domestic violence network is stretched beyond capacity. Continue Reading >
In cities across Fairfield County, law enforcement officials have told the police in recent weeks that their cities are getting safer, with fewer people committing serious offenses and the sight of police tape strung up around crime scenes becoming increasingly rare. Continue Reading >
When an athlete wears a pink glove, it's usually to promote awareness of breast cancer. But Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara recalled a story about such a glove being used for a different purpose - to shame 8 year old baseball players out of crying. Continue Reading >
Connecticut’s leading voice for victims of domestic violence and those agencies that serve them. We are a membership organization of Connecticut’s 18 domestic violence service agencies that provide critical support to victims including safety planning, emergency shelter, court advocacy, counseling and support groups, among other services.