Intimate Partner Violence Remains Pervasive

Connecticut Health "I" Team 7.March.2018: In the last fiscal year, 29,290 victims sought counseling from the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s (CCADV) 18-member organizations, a 30 percent increase over FY 2016. But others don’t seek help soon enough. In the past decade, Connecticut has averaged 13 intimate partner homicides per year, according to records from the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. The articles goes on to talk about what is happening in Connecticut to prevent intimate partner violence.  YWCA Greenwich has been awarded a grant to bring violence prevention programs to the public schools. If you, or someone you know, is a victim of domestic violence or abuse, contact the YWCA's 24/7 hotline at 203-622-0003.  All YWCA Domestic Abuse Services are free and confidential. 


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