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The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) is the state domestic violence coalition that brings together victim service providers, allied professionals, and concerned individuals for the common purpose of reducing intimate partner and family violence and its harmful effects on our citizens. The Network accomplishes this goal by providing education, training, resources, and advocacy to advance victim safety and abuser accountability. 

Recent Articles


New MD Stalking and DV Laws Effective October 1

New Legislation to Help Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Assault Victims/Survivors Takes Effect in Maryland on October 1, 2016 Important legislation to help domestic violence and sexual assault victims/survivors, passed by the Maryland General Assembly in 2016, will take effect in Maryland on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The legislation redefines the crime of stalking and […]


MNADV Signs on to National Statement Supporting Full and Equal Access for the Trans Community

National Consensus Statement of Anti-Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations in Support of Full and Equal Access for the Transgender Community The nation’s leading anti-sexual assault and domestic violence organizations are among the 250 groups issuing the statement. The statement was initiated by the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women. […]


National Domestic Violence Hotline Releases NEW National and State Data

The 24/7 National Domestic Violence Hotline is available to answer questions, provide crisis intervention and safety planning information, and directly connect callers to domestic violence resources available in their local calling area. In 2015, the Hotline answered 264,980 contacts and provided crisis intervention, safely planning, referrals, and education to callers who reached out for services. An […]