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The Statewide 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline is accessible via relay services and TTY. Deaf Survivors and other survivors using relay services, dial 711 and provide the hotline number 1-800-500-1119 to the relay operator. TTY users may dial the...
Agency for Persons with Disabilitiesapd.myflorida.com Supporting person with Developmental Disabilities Supported employment in Floridawww.flse.net Helping Florida citizens with severe disabilities to be employed; offers web-based training in...
Overview More than 57 million people in the United States (age 18 and older) suffer from a mental illness. Over 50% of women who live with a mental illness have previously experienced some sort of trauma such as physical or sexual abuse (either...
FCADV and its 42 certified domestic violence centers are committed to serving survivors of domestic violence living with disabilities. This project was created to support domestic violence centers in creating accessible services and effectively...
Since 2009, the Office of the Attorney General and the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence have co-chaired the Statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team. The purpose of the team is to identify systemic gaps and recommend changes to...
Clearinghouse Project The Clearinghouse Project began in 1997 as a pilot program, the first in the country, to provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence at final hearings for Injunctions for Protection Against Domestic Violence,...
FCADV recognizes that law enforcement officers play a critical role in responding to domestic violence calls.  A victim’s initial contact with officers is more likely to occur after s/he has experienced multiple incidents of violence at the hands of...
Intimate Violence Enhanced Service Team (InVEST) InVEST was created specifically to reduce and prevent domestic violence homicides in Florida. FCADV and the Office of the Attorney General identified 11 Florida communities with the highest rates of...
Please use the links below for additional Child Welfare resources. Domestic Violence Manual for Child Welfare Professionals (PDF) The purpose of this manual is to provide direction for child welfare professionals when working with families where...
The principle of batterer accountability suggests that domestic violence perpetrators, not their victims, should be held responsible for the effects of their actions on their children. It is important that child welfare workers not only engage...
(David Mandel & Associates LLC) The Safe and Together Model is a field-tested approach to helping child welfare and its partners in making good decisions for children impacted by domestic violence perpetrators. Drawing on his more than two...
The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) provides intensive support to certified domestic violence centers, Community Based Care (CBC) agencies, and local Department of Children and Families (DCF) offices. After years of partnership,...
It is estimated that there are 3.3 to 10 million children who witness the abuse of a parent or adult care giver each year. A majority of the studies done on the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child maltreatment reveal that there are adult...
Economic Justice Initiative Overview  The mission of the FCADV'S Economic Justice Initiative is to provide training, information and resources to address the economic conditions that create barriers to the long-term independence and safety of...