The Delaware Coalition Against 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.
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News & Events
Nancy McGee from ContactLifeline, Inc. talks about Sexual Assault Awareness Month
DCADV's Manager of Communications and Fundraising reflects on the Battered Women's Movement and Women's History Month.
One in three adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence. Learn more about resources for prevention and intervention of teen dating violence.
The phrase “human trafficking” may sound misleading to some. Due to the terminology, it often elicits thoughts of people literally being taken across state or international lines. While that may happen in some cases, human trafficking, in its simplest definition, is a form of modern day slavery. Melissa Pennachi, Council Member of the Delaware Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council, provides more information and resources about this emerging issue.