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If you would like to request DVCAC Agency materials or a speaker/representative for an event, please use this Request Form. Other resources and links are listed below.

General Information on Domestic Violence:

Power and Control Wheel
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 

For Women of Color:

The Women of Color Network

Hispanic Resources:
casa de esperanza

Asian Resources:

Asian Service in Action
Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence
Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP) 
Asian Pacific Women's Center 

Muslim Resources:

Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights 

Jewish Resources:

Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland
Jewish Women International (JWI) 
Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA)

Reading List:

  • Getting Free, You can end abuse and take back your life by Ginny NiCarthy
  • You Can Be Free, An easy-to-read handbook for abused women by Ginny NiCarthy and Sue Davidson
  • The Batterer as a Parent by Lundy Bancroft and Jay Silverman
  • Why Does He Do That?, Inside the mind of angry and controlling men by Lundy Bancroft
  • The Verbally Abusive Relationship, How to recognize it and how to respondby Patricia Evans
  • No Secrets No Lies – How Black Families Can Heal from Sexual Abuse by Robin D. Stone

If you are in need of a Batterer Intervention Program, please call:

DOVE Program: 440-779-9565
Family Guidance Center: 216-409-8525


You can help stop domestic violence and child abuse.

DVCAC reaches over 37,000 men, women and children each year in the Cleveland area

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