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This story is representative of survivors served in Florida’s certified domestic violence centers and does not depict a specific individual. If you would like to share your story, poem or thoughts for publication on our website, please email:...
These stories are representative of survivors served in Florida's domestic violence centers in the past and do not depict a specific individual. Ashley's Story I met Benny when I was 15 and he was 16. He was very good looking and many girls wanted...
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Please Note: FCADV does not provide crisis services. Send FCADV comments. Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence 425 Office Plaza Dr. Tallahassee, FL 32301 Phone (850) 425-2749 FAX (850) 425-3091 Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-500-1119...
A caucus represents disenfranchised and traditionally oppressed, frequently underrepresented groups of individuals. Caucus meetings provide an opportunity for caucus members to obtain support and work on issues to be brought forward to the entire...
What is Domestic Violence? It is a pattern of controlling behaviors – violence or threats of violence – that one person uses to establish power over an intimate partner in order to control that partner’s actions and activities. Domestic violence is...
As a family member or trusted friend, do not be surprised if your loved one does not reach out to you for help. The survivor may feel ashamed, afraid, or even that she would be putting you in harm’s way if she told you about the abuse. Immense fear...
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...
What is Domestic Violence It is a pattern of controlling behaviors – violence or threats of violence – that one person uses to establish power over an intimate partner in order to control that partner’s actions and activities. Domestic violence is...
The Florida Department of Financial Services, in partnership with the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, has created the Your L.I.F.E. (Learn Individual Financial Empowerment) Initiative. Your L.I.F.E. is a web-based campaign designed to...
In 1977 fourteen shelters in Florida formed a network of battered women's advocates known as the Refuge Information Network. Several years later, this same organization was incorporated as the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV)....
I’m Darby, FCADV's new mascot and I'm on a mission to raise awareness about domestic violence and the interconnection of animal abuse. Even though I'm still a puppy, I want to make a difference in the lives of domestic violence survivors, their...
In 1977 fourteen shelters in Florida formed a network of battered women's advocates known as the Refuge Information Network. Several years later, this same organization was incorporated as the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV)....