We have a singular ambition that everyone that approaches us should benefit from our association in ways that will enhance their lives.
NYC Domestic Violence Inc., is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose main objective is to provide information and resources to victims of intimate partner abuse and their children, we are committed to the belief that safety from violence and freedom from fear are universal rights.
NYC Domestic Violence INC. challenge the negative myths surrounding domestic violence. We also reach out to abused women and children, breaking their isolation and helping them to access life-saving support – as well as raising public awareness of domestic violence against women’s and girls.
We are here to heal, educate, and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues. While we understand that our vision may not be achievable in our lifetimes, we firmly believe that violence and abuse is preventable.
Founded in May 2015 as a grassroots organization NYC Domestic Violence INC. challenges social attitudes towards women and champions gender equality in its work to prevent violence in the future. We believe that changing attitudes is not just about talk without action,and we believe it is the only way we will end domestic violence. We see our prevention work as a service in its own right.
One of our Missions is to support youth to acquire knowledge, skills, and experience to improve decision-making skills; ultimately, aiding in the meaningful contribution to their communities. Core Values We believe strongly in the following core values, which support our vision and mission: Strengths-Based Principles: Everyone has an opportunity to reach their full potential. Integrity: Living with honesty and respect for others, and to keep our word, following through on our promises. We will always strive to: Act with honor and integrity, offering our services for free. Treat those we serve with dignity and respect. Help meet the needs of the individuals and families we serve. Demonstrate quality and excellence in every aspect of our day to day community work. https://nycdv.org
NYCDV Model is a gender violence, bullying, and school violence prevention approach that encourages young men and women from all socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds to take on leadership roles in their schools and communities.
In support of our vision and mission, we have developed and adopted a set of values and guiding principles that inform and inspire our approach to all that we do. Our Values are the foundation of our organization and guide our thinking, actions, decisions, responses and priorities.
Our Guiding Principles serve as a compass both individually and organizationally. They are the application of our core beliefs that help to shape and direct our work. We approach all we do and every decision we make with the Guiding Principles in mind.
Everyone deserves relationships free from domestic violence.
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