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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.

News & Events

Monthly DV Calendar

 Advocacy Day: May 17, 2017

To prepare for DCADV's upcoming Advocacy Day in Dover, check out the recording of our webinar "Creating a Community of Change Through Advocacy" (recorded 3/31/16).  You can view the recording here.


Retreat Logo19th Advocates' Retreat and Conference

May 1-2, 2017

Atlantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Thank you to everyone who attended!


February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

On February 1st Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long signed a proclamation at Shue-Medill Middle School in Newark, Delaware declaring February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in the State of Delaware and urged all Delawareans to observe this month with activities that promote awareness and prevention of the crime of teen dating violence in our communities and to promote health and respectful relationships.

For more information visit

Webinar Recordings Available:

Engaging Parents & Caregivers Affected by Domestic Violence (recorded 2/8/17): please click here to access the recording.

Liberated Parenting Strategies (recorded 2/22/17): please click here to access the recording.

For more information about these and other THRIVE training events, visit

 DCADV 2016 Annual Report

Highlights and Accomplishments from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

 DVCC 2016 Annual Report

The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC) is a state agency legislatively created to improve Delaware's response to domestic violence and sexual assault. The DVCC brings together all stakeholders including service providers, policy-level officials and community partners to eradicate domestic violence. The DVCC is committed to leading the nation through innovative legislative action, community education and an outstanding coordinated system response to violence in families and the community.



Member Organizations

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