Announcing the 9th Annual DV Counts Census
For the ninth consecutive year, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) conducted its annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services on September 10, 2014 and recently released their analysis of that data in the report: Domestic Violence Counts: A 24-hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services.
Highlights from Tennessee include:
- 868 Victims Served in One Day
- 425 Hotline Calls Answered
- 1,077 Educated in Prevention and Education Trainings
- 81 Unmet Requests for Services in One Day, of Which 59% (48) Were for Housing
Learn more about the 2014 census here.
Safe and Sound
When her daughters found her, she was covered in blood and missing some teeth. After she got out of the hospital, she found he had taken everything. So she got help from her local domestic violence program, which supported her in getting a new job and finding a safe home for her and her daughters. Because of supporters like you, the Coalition was able to provide emergency financial assistance to help her close the gap and pay the deposit on her new home.