CCADV Press Releases

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  • CCADV Calls on State to Fund Child Advocates to Support Children Who Witness Domestic Violence Feb 26 2020

    Last year 4,600 children walked through the doors of Connecticut’s 18 domestic violence organizations. Nearly 1,000 of those kids, most 6 years or younger, stayed in a domestic violence shelter with a parent. While their needs vary, they were all experiencing trauma and required the support and guidance of a child and family advocate within each domestic violence organization. Unfortunately services to these children are negatively impacted by a lack of funding that is limited to supporting .3 FTE (full-time employee) at each of the 18 sites. Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) is calling on the state to fully fund these critical positions.

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  • Connecticut Receives $1.3 million in HUD Funding for Domestic Violence Housing Program Jan 30 2020

    Today the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) and Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) announced $1.3 million in new funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding will continue to support Connecticut’s successful Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Rapid Rehousing Program. Last summer the program received an initial $1.7 million award from HUD, with the program total standing at $3 million as of July 2020.

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  • Statement Regarding Arrest of Fotis Dulos and Michelle Troconis Jan 07 2020

    The following statement is issued by Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) chief executive officer, Karen Jarmoc: “Jennifer Farber Dulos was one of 14 individuals killed by an intimate partner in Connecticut in 2019. We applaud the arrest of the individuals suspected of involvement in her death and thank all of the law enforcement agencies, federal, state and local, and the State’s Attorney’s office for their diligence in ensuring that these persons are held accountable for their deplorable actions.”

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