Violence in the home affects all family members. Boys who see their fathers beat their mothers are ten times more likely to be abusive in their adult intimate relationships.
Domestic violence does not discriminate against gender, race, socio‑economic status, marital status, or age.
News & Updates
Advocate Immediate opening for a part-time Advocate for Safe Families Division-Breaking Free Program to join our professional team. Bilingual in Spanish or Indian languages and English is strongly PREFERRED and a Bachelor’s degree is REQUIRED. This position will provide intake and ongoing advocacy services to domestic violence victims, respond to crisis calls, and connect clients […]
When police are called because one person is assaulting or threatening another person, it is not a domestic disturbance, an incident or a fight. It is domestic violence. These “myths” continue in the recent numerous reports about George Zimmerman. Check out this news release from the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
Each year ICADV honors people throughout the state who are outstanding in their work to help victims of domestic violence. This year we even added two awards that are only given in years in which there are exceptional examples of such work. Here is the list of people to whom the awards were given on […]
ICADV compiled this toolkit to provide organizations interested in convening youth councils with sample forms, agendas, materials and advice about lessons that we’ve learned along the way in our experience working with youth. We hope that these materials will provide a helpful starting point, and that you’ll be able to modify them to fit the […]