COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

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Impact of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence

Download Report: "Assessing Challenges, Needs, and Innovations of Gender-Based Violence Services During the COVIID-19 Pandemic"

COVID-19 Resources From NCADV

NCADV Blog Post on "What Domestic Violence Organizations Need to Know about Coronavirus"

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NCADV Resource Guide for Domestic Violence Organizations

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Share COVID-19 Resources with NCADV

NCADV invites you to share how you are adjusting your program services and working with domestic violence victims and survivors during the COVID-19 crisis.

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If you have a COVID-19 specific resource you feel would benefit the anti-violence community, please let us know.

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Support NCADV's COVID-19 Response Work

Have you been cleaning while you practice social distancing? Did you find a drawer full of outdated electronics?

Send them to our partners at Cellular Recycler and the value will be donated to NCADV in your name! 

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Did you know? New tax incentives on charitable giving in 2020 were included in the CARES Act. If you are able to, please consider donating to NCADV's COVID-19 response efforts. 

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COVID-19 Legislative Updates and Action Alerts

Current Action Alerts


Past Alerts and Statements

NCADV Applauds House of Representatives for Including Provisions for Domestic Violence Survivors in HEROES Act (5/13/2020)

EXPIRED ACTION ALERT: Organizational Sign-on Letter to Congress (4/15/2020)

NCADV Applauds Congress for Meeting Needs of Victims and Survivors (3/26/2020)

EXPIRED ACTION ALERT: Congress Must Act Now to Protect Victims and Survivors, Funding for Programs that Serve Them (3/23/2020)


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Virtual Educational Events on COVID-19

Upcoming Webinars


Recordings of Past Webinars

Domestic Violence Safety Planning During COVID-19 

Intimate Partner Violence in the Context of COVID-19

Strategies for Resilience in Tough Times

COVID-19, Gun Sales, and What Can Be Done


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Review Media Coverage from COVID-19 Pandemic


Ruth Glenn on What's Behind the New Surge in Domestic Violence (Seneca Women Conversations)

Domestic Violence, Guns and COVID-19 (Red, White, and Brady)

News Articles

Home is a Perilous Place for Some Californians During Coronavirus Pandemic (Lost Coast Outpost, 4/17/2020)

Yes, Domestic Violence Really is Rising (Crosstown, 4/16/2020)

The Danger Within: Domestic Gun Violence During Quarantine (WhoWhatWhy, 4/15/2020)

'He Was the Last Person I Wanted to Be Stuck With' (The Cut, 4/9/2020)

Supporting Those Who Support Sexual Assault Victims (The Union, 4/8/2020)

'Trapped': With Self-Isolation, Advocates Fear Rise in Domestic Violence (Utica Observer-Dispatch, 4/6/2020)

'It's not safe to leave the house, and it's not safe to stay in the house.' How Corona Virus Could Exacerbate Domestic Violence (Market Watch, 4/5/2020)

Surging Gun Sales and Shelter-in-Place Orders Make a Dangerous Mix for Domestic Violence (The Trace, 4/1/2020)

Domestic Violence 911 Calls Are Increasing. Coronavirus is Likely to Blame. (Mother Jones, 3/31/2020)

When Home Isn't Safe: What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Domestic Violence Survivors (Vox, 3/26/2020)

For Abused Women, a Pandemic Lockdown Holds Dangers of Its Own (New York Times, 3/24/2020)

Isolation of Families for Coronavirus Raises Concerns about Domestic Violence (ABC News, 3/20/2020)

Domestic Violence in the Age of Coronavirus: What Happens When You're Stuck at Home, but Home Isn't Safe (USA Today, 3/18/2020)

Home Is Not a Safe Place for Everyone (HuffPost, 3/12/2020)

Video Interviews

Confronting Domestic Violence During the Pandemic (City of Gresham)

Stuck at Home with an Abuser (Real Life Resilience)


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