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

Infographic with CalVCB logo and four panels.

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

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Domestic Violence Resources

DVAM Resources

Articles

Videos

Afraid to Leave, Afraid to Stay

Screenshot from video: purple flower on a dark background.

A dark depiction of one woman's reality. Every minute 24 people become victims of domestic violence. This October, CalVCB is working to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence.

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Then and Now: California's Victim Service Revolution Part 1 of 3

Screenshot from video: Judge Lois Haight, Juvenile Judge, Contra Costa County Superior Court, in her office.

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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