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Family Violence Prevention

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program is an initiative that supports the establishment, maintenance and expansion of programs and projects to prevent incidents of family violence. It also provides immediate shelter and related assistance for victims of family violence and their dependents that meet the needs of all victims, including those in underserved communities.


  • Residential services
  • Case management
  • Counseling
  • Outreach
  • Psychiatric assessments
  • Psycho-educational groups
  • Individual and group therapy, and support groups


Eligibility for the program include women and their children who are alleged victims of domestic violence and abuse and are DC residents.


Service Contact: 
Nancy Blackwell
Contact Phone: 
(202) 715-7627
Contact TTY: