If you are in danger call 911.
Or reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1­-800-799-7233 or TTY 1­-800-787-3224.
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DVAM 2015 is Now!

Peace Around The World Begins At Home

Join the Women's Help Center in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month! The Observance will include: Survivor artwork & testimony, remarks by Community Education Specialists Artyce Thomas & Katelyn Clem, display of the Clothesline Project & luminaries lighting The Peace Garden to honor victims of domestic violence. Light refreshments will be provided. Please confirm your attendance by calling (814) 536-5361 by October 1st, 2015. 

Dress for DAIS Fashion Show

Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) presents the 5th Annual Dress for DAIS Fashion Show with a live fashion show showcasing the latest styles from various boutiques and several local salons. Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in a live auction and raffle.

There's No Excuse for Abuse, Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force Annual Awareness Event

On Saturday, October 10, 2014, at 9 a.m., the Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force will hold its annual awareness event and walk in Harbor Park (located in the lakefront area of Baldwin Park at the end of New Broad Street) located at 4990 New Broad Street. The purpose of the event is to share resources to assist in eliminating abuse in our community. It is also a time where we remember and honor those who have lost their lives as victims of domestic violence.

Stronger Communities: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence knows no boundries. Come join the discussion focusing on topics such as Mental Illness, Elder Abuse, LGBT/Transgender, Immigrants, Faith Based/Culture, and Children Exposed to Domestic Violence. Groups will be led by Northwest Suburban Alliance on Domestic Violence professionals and students from Harper Community College and Judson University.

Candlelight Vigil

Shelter for Help in Emergency is holding its 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Monday, October 5th at 7pm in Jackson Park located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Charlottesville Women’s Choir will uplift the audience with their voices as the community honors victims and survivors of domestic violence. A reading of names will take place for the 75 victims in the community who lost their lives to domestic violence since 1979. If you are interested in speaking or reading a piece of poetry, please contact Shelter for Help in Emergency at (434) 963-4676.

Domestic Violence Awareness Resource Fair

In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Atlanta Victim Assistance, Inc. (AVA) hosts the annual Domestic Violence Resource Fair. The Domestic Violence Resource Fair remembers and honors survivors of domestic violence, celebrates the work being done to prevent domestic violence, and brings together allied agencies and organizations to provide information and resources to victims of domestic violence and their loved ones.  

7th Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K Walk & Run

The 7th Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K Event will benefit the Guardian Angel Community Services’ Groundwork Domestic Violence Program and Suzy’s Caring Place Transitional Housing Program. Participants have the option to register as a runner or a walker. Professional timing provided for runners. Team registration is available and encouraged. A free t-shirt will be given to the first 100 to register online. This event is open to all ages, pet and stroller friendly.

6th Annual "Light the Night" Anniversary Gala:
"Esteeming the Esthers"

Join us as we celebrate the founding of this God-birthed ministry and all our Fierce Women as we bring awareness and hope to victims of violence and trauma. Partner with us as we “Light the Night” and bring hope and healing to a hurting generation. This year's theme, “Esteeming the Esthers,” will be in honor of women of faith, women of courage and women of valor throughout our city whose tireless work and efforts to fight injustice and violence have been a voice, light and hands of hope and healing to our generation.

Community Voices For Peace & Power

Join Community Voices For Peace & Power, an evening of survivor testimony, performance and art against domestic violence, on October 17 from 6:30pm-9:00pm. This free event will include speakers, dance, poetry, and song by survivors, youth, and community members, “Clothesline Project” T-shirt display, "Time of Remembrance" for victims lost in 2014, as well as resources and refreshments. 

2014 Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

Join us to honor the memories of loved ones lost to domestic violence and to raise awareness of efforts to end violence and assist victims and survivors on St. Croix. Wear purple or a t-shirt with artwork dedicated to your loved one. We will walk the streets of Frederiksted in silence to rally together at the waterfront. Call the Women's Coalition of St. Croix at (340)773-9272 for more information.