The Purple Ribbons of October…

By |2018-10-10T08:38:51-04:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

October 10, 2018.

Written by: DVSCP Founding Mother and first Executive Director Bonnie Fowler.

For more than 30 years, the bold, beautiful colors of October have been linked with the deep, rich purple of ribbons that symbolize the observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Every October, in communities throughout the United States, purple DVAM ribbons are […]

DVSCP Earns Gold Seal

By |2018-07-03T07:09:49-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – July 3, 2018: DVSCP was recently recognized for our transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile! GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data […]

DVSCP Awarded $10k Grant from Diocese of Harrisburg

By |2018-07-03T06:44:41-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – July 2, 2018:  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 […]

The Kids Trust Awards $3,500 Grant to DVSCP

By |2018-06-21T10:22:18-04:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – June 21, 2018:  Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) is pleased to announce it received a $3,500 grant from The Kids Trust. The grant was awarded to support DVSCP’s children and youth programs and advocacy services.

The Kids Trust was created by, and in memory […]

Volunteer Secures $2k Grant for Agency

By |2018-06-14T11:25:50-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 […]

DVSCP Receives $10k Donation from the Exchange Club of Carlisle

By |2018-06-14T11:19:38-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 […]

A Call for Action

By |2018-05-15T14:04:31-04:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 […]

Teen Dating Violence

By |2018-02-26T14:39:43-05:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 […]

National Stalking Awareness Month

By |2018-01-16T11:02:46-05:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 […]

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