3,431 individuals impacted by domestic violence received services from DVCC last year.

437 individuals fleeing their abusers were sheltered in DVCC SafeHouses last year.

Each of these individuals is counted among the 56,178 victims who sought help from domestic violence agencies throughout Connecticut last year and the one billion women and girls throughout the world who are beaten or sexually assaulted.

Join us in the global protest ONE BILLION RISING: Rise, dance, act to demand an end to violence against women and girls.

Click on the "JOIN" button and tell us why you are rising (as an individual or as a group) and/or how you will rise (join a DVCC event or create your own event).

As the sole provider of domestic violence services in Stamford, Norwalk, Westport, Darien, New Canaan, Wilton and Weston, the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) is proud to be part of the V-Day ONE BILLION RISING campaign to demand an end to violence against women and girls. We are pleased to provide the One Billion Rising Connecticut website to encourage everyone in the state to find ways to show their support for this movement, which will culminate with events on February 14, 2013. Read More

One Billion Rising DVCC Events On February 14

There we were. Just a speck on the earth, and yet part of a massive global movement to focus the eyes of the world on ... Read more

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One Billion Rising For Justice In Stamford, CT

Join DVCC in Stamford’s Latham Park on February 14 at 12:30 p.m. to rally, dance and ring bells in support ... Read more


I Rise For The Hope Not Yet Claimed.

Why I Am Rising: i rise for the harvest of joy. i rise for the hope not yet claimed. i rise for the ... Read more

I Rise To Break The Silence

Why I Am Rising: Because everyone has the right to live a life free of violence! Break the silence! Break ... Read more


Darien Police To Participate In One Billion Rising Connecticut

Darien, CT – Each year the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) assists more than 3,500 victims of domestic violence.  The ... Read more

Birthday Club in Darien CT

This Birthday Club in Darien CT rises to STOP THE VIOLENCE against our daughters, sisters, mothers around the globe!!!!! ... Read more


Break the Chain

I raise my arms to the sky/ On my knees I pray/ I’m not afraid anymore/ I will walk through ... Read more