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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


MNADV Receives Unprecedented Funding to Prevent Domestic Violence Homicides Throughout the U.S.

MNADV and Partners Awarded Federal Funding to Implement and Evaluate Innovative Homicide Prevention Models The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV), in partnership with the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center (JGCC) of Massachusetts, and Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell of The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing has received a Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative (DVHP Initiative) […]


Driving Change Conference | April 10-11th, 2013

Driving Change, a national conference in Boston, MA about the Domestic Violence High Risk Team Model and the Lethality Assesment Program hosted by the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center and co-sponsored by MNADV. Registration now open!


Apply Now for Training & Technical Assistance to Implement LAP

Download the Application for Training and Technical Assistance to Implement the Domestic Violence Lethality Assessment Program—Maryland Model (LAP). Applications are due on or before January 31, 2013. For more information, please visit http://mnadv.org/lethality/what-is-lap/.  

PG County LAP

All 30 law enforcement agencies in PG County adopt the use of the LAP

On October 23, 2012, a press conference was held with Lt. Governor Anthony Brown to announce that all 30 local law enforcement agencies in Prince George’s County will adopt use of the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence’s nationally recognized Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) in an effort to protect and assist victims of domestic violence. Press […]


Making Court Process Safer for Women

Domestic violence victims should not have to face additional dangers when they come to court. Please read the Baltimore Sun article written by Laurie Duker of CourtWatch Montgomery: Making Court Process Safer for Women