Meghan Scanlon, President & CEO of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV), today released the following statement regarding Governor Lamont’s biennial budget proposal which includes $13.175 million allocated from pandemic relief funds in Fiscal Year 2024 to replace lost federal funding from the federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA).Read More Download PDF
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Statement on Governor's Budget Proposals Related to Victim Services & Domestic Violence Feb 08 2023
CCADV Pro Bono Restraining Order Project Reaches Half Million Dollars of Donated Legal Services to Victims Jan 10 2023
Today the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) announced that its Pro Bono Restraining Order (PBRO) Project has provided more than $500,000 in free legal services to applicants of family violence restraining orders since its relaunch in January 2021. Over 100 volunteer attorneys have served nearly 200 victims providing more than 1,500 hours of service including representation, technical assistance, project development, and training.Read More Download PDF
Statement Regarding the Death & Injury of Bristol Police Officers Oct 13 2022
The following is a statement from Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence President & CEO, Meghan Scanlon, regarding the reported domestic violence incident in Bristol that resulted in the death of two police officers and the injury of a third: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Sgt. Dustin Demonte and Officer Alex Hamzy, and the serious injury to Officer Alec Iurrato. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of these brave officers..."Read More Download PDF
CCADV Recognizes 10 Years of Lethality Assessment Program Sep 20 2022
Today, the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) released its 2020 – 2021 update report on its Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). September marks the 10th anniversary of Connecticut’s rollout of LAP, a specialized risk assessment tool utilized by police during incidents of intimate partner violence that determines the survivor’s risk of fatal violence and immediately connects those in high danger situations with an advocate at one of CCADV’s 18 member organizations.Read More Download PDF
Statement Regarding U.S. Senate Bipartisan Gun Safety Proposal Jun 13 2022
Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) President & CEO, Meghan Scanlon, today issued the following statement: “We applaud the bipartisan gun safety proposal announced yesterday by the U.S. Senate and thank Senators Murphy and Blumenthal for their continued leadership to protect Americans from senseless gun violence.Read More Download PDF