Domestic Violence

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    United Services to offer “In Her Shoes” Presentation at QVCC

United Services to offer “In Her Shoes” Presentation at QVCC

 Addresses the Common Question: “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave”
Windham County, CT – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an issue that remains prevalent in Northeast Connecticut communities; yet is often ignored and many times misunderstood due to its complexities.   In Her Shoes is a two-hour interactive presentation that explores the lives of survivors of domestic violence. Participants will move, […]

October 20th, 2016|News|

Amy’s Story: Surviving Domestic Violence

“The United Services Domestic Violence Program is a great program.  It has helped me to get up and to move forward in my life.  It has given me hope to work hard for my son and my daughters.  The program has given me the strength to change and to see a new life, and to give others a good […]

December 6th, 2013|Stories of Hope|
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    Coventry Police, United Services Collaborate on New Program to Better Serve Domestic Violence Victims

Coventry Police, United Services Collaborate on New Program to Better Serve Domestic Violence Victims

Partnership is Latest in CT to Employ Nationally-Recognized Pilot Program
United Services, Inc. and the Coventry Police Department are collaborating in a new effort, the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), to provide immediate safety and support services to victims at the scene of a domestic violence incident.

Through the LAP, Coventry Police officers will be trained in nationally recognized risk assessment strategies […]

October 11th, 2013|News|