News & Updates

National Crime Victim Rights Week

4/9/14   This is National Crime Victim Rights Week. Join ICADV to promote victims’ rights and honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. Visit the Office for Victims of Crime website to learn more.

Supreme Court Keeps Guns Away from Domestic Violence Abusers

3/26/14   “Victims of domestic violence and their advocates are breathing easier today, since the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that convicted domestic violence abusers will be prohibited from possessing firearms,” said Kim Gandy, President and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), which celebrated today’s significant decision in U.S. vs. Castleman. […]

Domestic Violence Counts 2013 – A 24-Hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services

3/6/14   Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000 victims of domestic violence received help and support from service organizations in the United States, yet nearly 10,000 more who needed assistance could not be helped due to a lack […]

Flawed Research Ignores the Real Question

Research was released Monday that claims that mandatory arrest causes early death in domestic violence victims and particularly African American victims. The research is based on the Milwaukee mandatory arrest study from 1988.  The National Network to End Domestic Violence has issued a news release in response. So far, there is some coverage in the […]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

2/10/14   To help us bring awareness to the issue of teen dating violence, Governor Pence issued a proclamation declaring February Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month in Indiana. Check out the 2014 Proclamation.

St. Jude House in Crown Point seeks Executive Director

2/6/14    Northwest Indiana shelter for women and children of domestic violence, providing crisis intervention, housing, and support services seeks an Executive Director. The Executive Director for St. Jude House will develop and oversee programs in support of community needs; manage overall operations including: finance, clinical and administrative functions. Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree […]

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