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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


10th Annual National Census of DV Services Highlights Successes and Unmet Needs

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 […]


Lethality Assessment Program – Maryland Model in Bryan, Texas

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.”


This Is Not A Love Story (from The Huffington Post)

“First responders ask a woman a series of questions designed to determine her risk level…If a woman has a high score, police alert her to her danger level and refer her to services on the spot. Police may further monitor abusers marked as high-risk, and the criminal justice system may use that information to manage […]


Court Watch Montgomery Releases Report on IPV Related Homicides

They were nurses, janitors, professors, flight attendants… A new Court Watch study finds that 60 Montgomery County residents were killed as part of violent intimate partner incidents from 2000-2015.  Fifteen of those killed were children. More than 30 children were left without mothers as a result of these homicides. *  All but one of the […]

Women’s Legislative Briefing

Sunday, January 31, 2016 Doors Open at 11:30 am, Program 12:30–6:00 pm The Universities at Shady Grove, Bldg II 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Maryland General Admission Registration begins at 11:30 am with light refreshments. The conference begins with an opening ceremony and greetings. Compelling seminars on legislation in the Maryland General Assembly will fill out the afternoon. A reception will conclude the […]


State Law Compendium: Housing Rights of Domestic Violence Survivors (2015)

The National Housing Law Project (NHLP) has just released the 2015 edition of “Housing Rights of Domestic Violence Survivors: A State and Local Law Compendium.” This compendium, which is updated annually, is a compilation of state and local laws that provide important safeguards for survivors of domestic violence who seek to access and maintain housing. The […]