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COVID-19 Update

September 8, 2020

Dear Friends,

As we continue to work remotely through the COVID-19 crisis, we want to reassure those in our community that no one has to choose between their safety and their health. Our staff is working remotely, and all of our services are available. DVCC remains committed to providing essential services for those suffering from any level of domestic abuse, and we are following state government protocols and CDC guidelines for safety and best practices.

Be safe and be well.

With my best wishes for your continued health and well-being,

Suzanne Adam
Executive Director


A message from legal advocacy,

Our legal advocacy team continues to support our clients and community during this crisis:

  • Advocate and provide information for victims of pending criminal cases
  • Assistance with filing temporary restraining orders
  • Filing reports with local law enforcement
  • Compensation applications
  • Referrals
  • Navigating criminal judicial process
As of June 29,2020 Stamford Superior Court has reopened. All matters from Stamford and Norwalk courts are being processed through the Stamford court house at this time.

If you need information regarding restraining orders or are a victim in a pending criminal case, our Legal Advocates are here to help. You can reach our Legal Department by phone at 203-517-7873 for immediate assistance by email contact:


Being confined to your home during COVID-19 can be extremely challenging for victims who live with their abuser. We have created this document to help victims with their safety planning. It lists ways victims can stay safe, both physically and emotionally, while in their home.

To download this document, click here.