Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018
One in three women and one in four men have been impacted by intimate partner violence. CalVCB is observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month in collaboration with the California Department of Social Services.
CalVCB DVAM Infographic
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: October 2018
In the last fiscal year, CalVCB provided $11 million to help domestic violence victims. These live-saving expenses include: home security alarms, motion detectors, video cameras, first month's rent, moving vans, mileage and more.
Of the 54,744 applications received in FY 17–18, 21% were related to domestic violence.
More than $7 million provided for domestic violence victims.
Children account for 33% of domestic violence victims seeking CalVCB assistance.
Sources: CalVCB FY 17–18 Stat Report
(890 px × 1200 px | 236 KB | jpg) Domestic Violence Resources
Then and Now: California's Victim Service Revolution Part 1 of 3
The first of a three-part series on the evolution of victim rights and services in California. This segment covers the establishment of the first victim compensation program in the United States and the enactment of the Victims of Crime Act, which allowed state compensation programs to receive money from the federal government to assist victims of crime.
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