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Help Stop Domestic Violence

DCADV is the statewide, nonprofit coalition of agencies and individuals working to stop domestic violence in Delaware. We work in partnership with direct service providers, government officials, and business and community partners to promote equality in relationships as we strive to alter the social conditions that allow violence and abuse to occur. We invite you to join us in these efforts.

Supporting Membership

Join or renew your membership today! Your support ensures that critical work in the areas of policy and advocacy, public education, and media outreach can continue.

Current News & Upcoming Events

2016 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Calendar

DCADV Staff Contributes Articles to the Delaware Journal of Public Health

The October 2016 issue of the Delaware Journal of Public Health ( focuses on Violence and Public Health.  In this issue, DCADV, Delaware Men, and our local prevention program partners (CHILD, Inc. Safe+Respectful and Turning Point at People’s Place REAL Relationships) had the opportunity to contribute articles about our implementation of state and local violence prevention strategies for practice-based evidence.  There is also an article about the work of our Project Connect/DV Shelter partners, highlighting their efforts to assess/screen for the effects of domestic violence on an individual’s health in reproductive/sexual health and shelter settings. 

Check out the issue to learn more about the incredible work being done statewide to improve community conditions for Delawareans and beyond!

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Update 10/11/16: We have reached our capacity for registrants.  To be placed on the waiting list, please click here.


Wednesday, November 9 and Thursday, November 10, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Check In

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop with breaks

*Lunch will not be provided.  There will be a 90 minute break for lunch.  Participants may leave the training facility to purchase a meal or bring a packed lunch.


Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus

100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904

Registration Fees:

$40.00 (both days)- Delaware Certified Domestic Violence Specialists, DCADV Member Organizations, and Current DCADV Supporting Members

$50.00 (both days)- Nonmembers

*Single day registration is also available ($20 for members/$25 for nonmembers).

*Not sure if you're a member?  Click here for a list of our current Supporting Members and Member Organizations.

Need more information?

Contact DCADV's Training and Prevention Team at or 302-658-2958

For more information about DV101, click here.



Read DCADV's Annual Report

DCADV's Annual Report reviews, highlights and celebrates the past year's accomplishments. Read more.

Member Organizations

Child, Inc. Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. - Equal Access to Justice Delaware Center for Justice People's Place YWCA Delaware