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Safety planning is for those:
Living with an abuser - because the danger can occur at any time.
Planning to leave - because few abusers allow their victim to leave peacefully.
Living separately - because danger often increases after a survivor...
Your safety is important and making informed decisions about staying or leaving an abusive relationship is critical to your safety. You are the expert in your own life and the only one who knows what is right and safe for you. Florida’s certified...
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Love Is Not Supposed To Hurt (30 seconds)
Love Is Not Supposed To Hurt (60 seconds)
In 2016, 105,668 crimes of domestic violence were reported to Florida law enforcement agencies resulting in 63,193 arrests. During fiscal year 2015-2016, Florida's certified domestic violence centers provided 600,621 nights of emergency shelter to...
Faces of Fatality, Vol. VII
Faces of Fatality, Vol. VI
Faces of Fatality, Vol.V
Faces of fatality, Vol.IV
Faces of Fatality, Vol. III
Facesof Fatality, Vol. II
Faces of Fatality
Guided by Survivors' Voices - 2016-2017 Annual Report
Responding To Domestic Violence – 2015-2016 Annual Report
Enhancing Safety, A Pathway to Saving Lives - 2014-2015 Annual Report
Advocacy In Action - 2013-2014 Annual Report
One Mission, One...
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2015 Legeslative Briefing
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Directory of Florida Certified Domestic Violence Centers
BottomLine on Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Annual Reports
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The Florida State Courts has a Self-Help Center for Family Law Rules and Forms
The Florida Administrative Code is now online in a searchable format.
Legal Definitions Used in Florida Law
Title XLIII - Domestic Relations, Chapter...
Confidentiality & Privilege Laws (347kb)
Florida's Legal Rights for Victims English (412kb)
Florida's Legal Rights for Victims Spanish (430kb)
Florida's Legal Rights for Victims Creole (397kb)
Florida's Domestic Violence Benchbook 2014...
Human trafficking often occurs on a continuum of violence, and the dynamics involved in human trafficking are frequently entwined with those of domestic violence. As such, advocates at certified domestic violence centers identify and provide...
Many survivors have shared that their faith communities and spiritual beliefs have been critical resources in their survival and healing. In recognition of empowerment-based advocacy, those working with survivors should not minimize or ignore those...
Resource Guide for Effective Communication with people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
To achieve full accessibility to people who are Deaf in the community, it is necessary to install appropriate equipment, make adjustments in budget and operating...