Domestic Abuse Services
02.02.2016 On Tuesday afternoon, Dom and Lu Delfino, owners of Joey B's in Cos Cob hosted a fundraiser for the YNET Club at GHS. The club, which promotes awareness of Teen Dating Abuse, has grown tremendously in recent years.
1.25.2016 When Dom Delfino, owner of Joey B’s chili restaurant, was approached by Greenwich High School student Grace Polistina, he didn’t know what she was talking about. “I didn’t know what YNET was. But when she explained I said ‘Wow. That’s awesome. Absolutely,” said Delfino.
1.10.2016 At a press briefing with reporters this week, Lt. Kraig Gray said when it comes to domestic violence, demographics mean nothing. “Money has nothing to do with it,” he said, going on to describe domestic violence as a serious public health problem.
1.9.2016 Town law enforcement officials and social service providers are working to tackle an upswing in domestic violence cases that the Greenwich Police Department has tracked over recent years.
11.2.2015 A local community bank foundation has awarded $39,000 in grants to 10 local nonprofit agencies.
10.22.2015 A poster in the shelter reads “Never let the hand you hold, hold you down.” The film opens with a woman texting on her phone. She is coordinating with staff who work at a domestic violence shelter in North Carolina, where she is currently living. Her abuser is on his way to find her.
10.2.2015 “Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and other abusive behavior as part of a systemic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner to another,” said Suzanne Adams, Director of Domestic Abuse Services.
9.29.2015 During 2015, 16 people died from domestic violence in Connecticut. In honor of their memory, 16 candles will be lit at the annual Candlelight Vigil.