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, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 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|
Incoming calls/contacts received by our member organizations from victims requesting services or information.
|2,950 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 1,370 adults and 1,045 children housed in emergency shelter; 65 adults and 78 children housed in transitional living settings; 39 adults and 43 children housed in supportive housing units; and 120 adults and 190 children housed through domestic violence rapid rehousing.
Domestic violence shelters operated at 156% capacity throughout the year and the average amount of time that a victim remained in shelter was 51.1 days.
|Court Based Services|
|32,225 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|
|3,776 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.
|Counseling & Support Groups|
|32,395 victims served|
These are one-on-one counseling and support group sessions with advocates. Counseling includes safety planning, assistance with obtaining basic needs, etc.
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.