How Employers Can Combat DV

By |2023-09-21T10:46:04-04:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: News|

By: Sam Haskell-Evans

Domestic violence (DV) runs rampant throughout the U.S. with more than 10 million people being subjected to this violence per year (Social Solutions, 2023). With such a high number, the chances that you may know someone in your workplace who has been a victim of DV are quite high.

Many folks who are experiencing DV […]

PCADV Awards DVSCP $50k for Medical Advocacy   

By |2023-07-25T10:55:48-04:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: News|

July 28, 2023 – Carlisle, PA:  The PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) recently awarded Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) a $50,000 grant through its Medical Advocacy Program (MAP).  The goal of this program is to provide funding to domestic violence programs like DVSCP who wish to establish and maintain relationships with […]

Chalk Up for Charity Raises $8k for Survivors

By |2023-07-19T08:47:46-04:00July 19th, 2023|Categories: News|

July 19, 2023 – Carlisle, PA:  Local fundraising group Chalk Up for Charity held a pool tournament fundraiser this past March to benefit Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP).  The 8-ball billiard tournament took place over a two-day span and included three separate events – Scotch Doubles, Women’s Singles and Open Singles.

The event […]

DVSCP and PCADV Rally Bi-Partisan Support of Increased Funding for Domestic Violence Services

By |2023-06-21T09:36:00-04:00June 21st, 2023|Categories: News|

HARRISBURG, Pa., (June 21, 2023) — A joint effort between Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV), its network of 59 domestic violence programs, 90 state legislators, and individuals across the Commonwealth is urging the state to approve a budget that provides increased funding for domestic violence […]

DVSCP joins NNEDV in #Every1KnowsSome1 National Campaign to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

By |2022-09-21T13:19:45-04:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: News|

September 08, 2022– Carlisle, PA: Each year, in October, advocates, survivors and supporters recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

This fall, our agency is joining the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) in their national combined campaign for […]

CommunityAid Donates to Fight Domestic Violence

By |2022-01-06T11:58:50-05:00January 3rd, 2022|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – January 5, 2022: The CommunityAid Foundation recently awarded Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) a $25,000 grant to support the agency’s emergency shelter services. The funds will specifically aid the agency in providing shelter and rental assistance during the pandemic.

CommunityAid is a […]

G.B. Stuart Foundation Donates $15k to Help DV Survivors

By |2021-01-12T14:50:13-05:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: News|

Carlisle, PA – January 11, 2021:  The G.B. Stuart Charitable Foundation recently awarded $15,000 to Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties (DVSCP) to aid the agency in providing vital services during the pandemic. 2020 was a challenging year for everyone, but more so for those who were forced to stay home with an abuser.

Since […]

DVSCP on Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

By |2020-11-17T10:37:17-05:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

DVSCP has partnered with four other community-agencies, Community CARES, Project Share, Safe Harbour, and The Salvation Army for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  The goal of the week is to shed light on how hunger and homelessness is affecting our community.  Please check out DVSCP’s video below, where Public Education Coordinator Emily Ott gives an […]

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

By |2020-11-16T09:50:43-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Starting Sunday, November 15, DVSCP will be joining forces with Community CARES, Project SHARE, Safe Harbour, Inc., and The Salvation Army of Carlisle for National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week with the goal of shedding light on both the struggles of poverty and how our five community-building organizations work […]

A 30 year perspective on DVSCP

By |2020-10-26T10:00:03-04:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

In October 1989, concerned citizens of Cumberland and Perry counties met with the Pennsylvania Coalition against Domestic Violence to create a community-based agency to battle domestic violence. A task force was formed. Volunteers were recruited throughout the community via newspaper articles and word of mouth, and the first 40-hour training session began on April 21, 1990.

On […]

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