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. […]
By Karen Hartz 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 […]
MNADV’s Service Animal Accommodation Information for Domestic Violence Service Providers document is now available.
The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence’s (MNADV) Lethality Assessment Program-Maryland Model (LAP) was featured on ABC2 News, WMAR-TV in an In Focus segment. Alicia Bickoff, Program Manager at MNADV provided an overview of the LAP, it’s purpose, and research behind it. The LAP is a three-pronged protocol where a first responder, such as a police officer […]
10th Annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services 2015 Maryland Report Highlights Successes and Unmet Needs The 10th annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services conducted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) on September 16, 2015 was released on February 25, 2016. Twenty-two Maryland local domestic violence programs participated in the 24 hour […]
Now, law enforcement in the Brazos Valley announce a new initiative to fight domestic violence. The Maryland network against domestic violence is training law enforcement officers and advocates on their groundbreaking “Lethality Assessment Program.”