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COVID-19 Update

June 1, 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. Please check back here for updates on our plans for reopening the physical offices in Stamford and Norwalk.

Be safe and be well.

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

Suzanne Adam
Executive Director

Updates:

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 April 3, due to COVID-19, Stamford and Norwalk courts are closed to the public until further notice.
Cases from Stamford and Norwalk will be transferred to the Fairfield Judicial District Courthouse, located at 1061 Main St., Bridgeport, CT.

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:   LMoreno@dvccct.org.

 

Resources:

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.

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