Carlisle, PA – June 11, 2018: Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) was chosen to receive one of IBM’s Community Grants worth $2,000. Brenda Valek, an IBM employee and long-time DVSCP volunteer, submitted the grant application on behalf of the agency. Brenda has submitted an application each year since 2015; this is the […]
Carlisle, PA –June 04, 2018: Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) was chosen as the recipient of a $10,000 donation from The Exchange Club of Carlisle. The Exchange Club chose DVSCP to assist the agency with its child abuse prevention efforts throughout Cumberland and Perry Counties.
The Exchange Club of […]
April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Sexual assault if defined as any sexual, physical, verbal or visual act that forces a person to engage in sexual contact against their will or without their affirmative consent. Similar to domestic violence, sexual assault can affect anyone, directly or indirectly, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, education or […]
According to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), approximately 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner every year. Teen dating violence (TDV) is often defined as physical, sexual, emotional, or psychological violence that occurs within the dating relationship (CDC, 2017). These abusive behaviors may occur in person or electronically […]
January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affected 7.5 million victims in one year. The U.S. Department of Justice defines stalking as a pattern of repeated, unwanted contact, harassment, or attention directed at a specific person that would cause them to feel fear. Although it’s seen as a crime […]
Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ is awarding $20,000 grants to 150 domestic violence shelters across the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam for a total of $3 million. Local shelter Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) […]