For the ninth consecutive year, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) conducted its annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services on September 10, 2014 and released their analysis of the data in the report Domestic Violence Counts: A 24-hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services. On a single day in Indiana, 1,170 domestic violence victims and their children found refuge in emergency shelters or transitional housing. For the Indiana report, click here. Visit NNEDV for the full report.
Saturday, June 6 was the perfect day for a walk, run and wheelchair roll from Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis. Nearly 600 of you turned out to join your friends and family, offering support to survivors and victims of domestic violence. We are so proud of everyone who was there with us. When all the reports are in, we expect that registration fees and FirstGiving fundraising pages, plus sponsorships, raised about $63,000 for programs and services that support survivors of domestic violence around the state. Click here to see links to race results and photos taken during the morning.
The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is seeking a temporary consultant to assist with project activities for the state’s Rape Prevention and Education Program from July – September 2015. A Master’s Degree in public health, evaluation/assessment, community psychology, or other social science research field is strongly preferred for this position. RPE Consultant Job Description for the full job description.
This is the 30th anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA). It is the only government funding stream dedicated specifically to domestic violence shelters and programs. With the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), FVPSA is one of the key pillars in the federal response to domestic violence in the United States. Check out the 30th anniversary video. To learn more about domestic violence and how FVPSA helps communities around the country, click here.