Effective legal representation is the single most effective factor in whether are able to escape the domestic violence cycle. Vice President Joseph Biden (shown with DCVLP Advisory Board Member Kathleen Biden)
Fighting for survivors and at-risk children in court Read about our work here.
In 2016, our dedicated volunteer and staff attorneys handles nearly 400 civil protection order and family law cases on behalf of victims, and served as court-appointed advocates for 104 vulnerable children living with abuse, neglect and other difficult circumstances.
Throughout the legal process, our social worker provides support services to our clients to ensure the best long-term outcomes. With our community partners, we also provided 350 victims with legal, housing and counseling services at our Domestic Violence Clinic.
“Working with DCVLP is amazing. It’s meaningful work, it’s an excellent learning environment, I’ve built an incredible professional network of people I respect in the utmost. The attorneys employed by DCVLP are excellent mentors.”
– A DCVLP volunteer attorney
“Thank you for your support, knowledge and help. People come and go. That is life, but you will stay in my memory and heart forever.”
– A DCVLP client and survivor of domestic violence
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