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Mid Penn Bank Funds Shelter Repairs Through State Program

By | 2020-07-20T08:20:54-04:00 July 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – July 13, 2020: Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) was recently awarded $20,000 through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credit Program. The program encourages community participation among nonprofits and businesses, while providing resources to assist with projects that benefit low-income populations.

DVSCP partnered with Mid […]

Alexander Stewart Foundation Awards $13K Grant to DVSCP

By | 2020-07-01T07:28:12-04:00 July 1st, 2020|Categories: News|

 Carlisle, PA – July 1, 2020:  Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) is pleased to announce it received a $13,000 grant from the Alexander Stewart, M.D. Foundation. The grant was awarded to support DVSCP’s Emergency Shelter and associated services.

Last year, DVSCP provided shelter to 72 adults and 64 children, totaling 4,299 shelter nights.  […]

$10,000 Grant from Diocese of Harrisburg

By | 2020-06-25T12:43:20-04:00 June 25th, 2020|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – June 25, 2020:  Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) was awarded a $10,000 grant from The Diocese of Harrisburg through its Matthew 25 Collection for food, clothing, and shelter. The grant will support DVSCP’s emergency shelter, which serves women, children, and men who are fleeing from violent homes.

The programs and […]

The #HearMeOut Challenge on Father’s Day

By | 2020-06-22T07:46:58-04:00 June 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

(Editorial from the June 21, 2020, issue of The Sentinel)

Just under 25 years ago I became a father for the first time, the proud parent of a baby girl. Like most new fathers, it was both an exciting joyful time and a […]

Black Voices: Sonya Browne, shelter supervisor at DVSCP

By | 2020-06-17T09:03:47-04:00 June 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

(Editorial from the June 14, 2020, issue of The Sentinel)

Dr. Steven Covey says, “Most people do not listen to understand, they listen to reply.”

If we really want to get to the heart of our racial issues then we must listen to the experiences of other races and what it is like for them living in America. […]

Tote Sale to Benefit DVSCP

By | 2020-05-04T09:46:43-04:00 May 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Times are hard for everyone right now, but more so for those sheltering-in-place with an abuser. In an effort to help, local design firm Carlisle Design, Interiors and Consulting Group has been using their quarantine time to create the reusable cotton tote bag pictured below. The group is selling the bag in partnership with #ForGoodPA, to […]

Balzereit Foundation Awards DVSCP with $9,000 Grant

By | 2020-05-01T08:25:21-04:00 May 1st, 2020|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – May 1, 2020:  Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) was awarded a $9,000 grant from the Betty and Leo Balzereit Foundation.  Balzereit’s mission is to help alleviate the pain, neglect, and isolation that abused women and children as well as the homeless face. This grant will support DVSCP’s emergency shelter, […]


By | 2020-05-01T07:49:37-04:00 May 1st, 2020|Categories: News|

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all of us in various ways. With stay-at-home orders in effect and social distancing mandates across the nation, people are spending more time at home with family, in order to stay safe. But, what if home isn’t safe either?

With incidents of domestic violence expected to rise as the pandemic stretches on, DVSCP […]

2020 Sunflower Gala Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

By | 2020-03-16T10:55:19-04:00 March 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – March 16, 2020:  In an effort to preserve the health and safety of its guests, staff, and volunteers, Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) has made the difficult decision to cancel its upcoming Sunflower Gala scheduled for Saturday, April 4. DVSCP closely monitored the PA Department of Health and Center […]

Rotary Raises $20K for Shelter Repairs

By | 2019-12-16T10:02:32-04:00 December 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

Rotary Club of Carlisle Selects Local DV Shelter as Beneficiary of Holiday Fundraiser

Carlisle, PA – December 16, 2019:  The Rotary Club of Carlisle and Rotary Club of Carlisle Sunrise joined forces to help Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) raise money for the agency’s Shelter repair project.  Through its Annual Holiday Celebration and […]