We at Nycdv offer expertise for all aspect s of anger and conflict management. We also offer support, programs and training, Nycdv mission includes preventing domestic violence through education. The community education program is designed to raise awareness through effective and creative offerings.
We need your support!
Please help the young men in your life build healthy, non-violent relationships by teaching them early about the importance of respect, particularly for women. Maybe you don’t think it’s necessary to talk about it. We often hear, “well, I’m not violent, so I never thought to have a conversation with my kids about what a healthy relationship looks like.” What’s important to remember is that young people are getting messages on what to think and how to act all the time—from you, their peers, the media, other adults in their life, and more.
Community service programs.
Our Community Service Program and initiative Projects are structured to fulfill the needs of the community… Nycdv Community Service Program focus on issues that affect our communities daily—supporting the community health/wellness, preserving family relations, promoting literacy and equality, community advocacy, and encouraging volunteer service—all-fall into the following areas of focus:
- Violence and prevention
- Job Training
- Computer literacy
- Drug abuse
- Teen Project
- Home Life
- Volunteer service
There are five types of abuse, according to the United States Department of Justice.
The U.S. DOJ “defines domestic violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.”
- Physical Abuse: Hitting, slapping, shoving, grabbing, pinching, biting, hair pulling, etc are types of physical abuse. This type of abuse also includes denying a partner medical care or forcing alcohol and/or drug use upon him or her.
- Sexual Abuse: Coercing or attempting to coerce any sexual contact or behavior without consent. Sexual abuse includes, but is certainly not limited to, marital rape, attacks on sexual parts of the body, forcing sex after physical violence has occurred, or treating one in a sexually demeaning manner.
- Emotional Abuse: Undermining an individual’s sense of self-worth and/or self-esteem is abusive. This may include, but is not limited to constant criticism, diminishing one’s abilities, name-calling, or damaging one’s relationship with his or her children.
- Economic Abuse: Is defined as making or attempting to make an individual financially dependent by maintaining total control over financial resources, withholding one’s access to money, or forbidding one’s attendance at school or employment.
- Psychological Abuse: Elements of psychological abuse include – but are not limited to – causing fear by intimidation; threatening physical harm to self, partner, children, or partner’s family or friends; destruction of pets and property; and forcing isolation from family, friends, or school and/or work.
As Cities Around the World Go on Lockdown, Victims of Domestic Violence Look for a Way Out.
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Her abuser has threatened to throw her out onto the street if she starts coughing.
Rest assured, when you contribute to NYC domestic violence, one hundred percent of your generous donation will be used for charitable purposes. All members of the organisation work totally voluntarily and receive no remuneration or compensation.
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