Our Work

 

The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV) is a statewide coalition of domestic violence service programs and concerned individuals whose purpose and mission is to end domestic violence in New Jersey. NJCEDV performs its work through advocacy for survivors of domestic violence; collaboration with state agencies and its member programs; education and training; and technical assistance for its members and the community.

Policy

Policy Work

NJCEDV works to ensure that victims of domestic violence, including their needs and concerns, are represented through a variety of state level advocacy efforts. The Coalition is committed to advocate for effective legislation, responsive governmental interventions and services, and funding levels that promote the elimination of domestic violence in our communities. Read more.

Prevention

Prevention Work

NJCEDV knows that a coordinated preventive community response is critical to changing societal attitudes and current community strategies for addressing domestic violence. We at NJCEDV believe that we must move towards creating healthy, safe communities and in order to do that, we are committed to the primary prevention of violence. Read more.

NJCEDV Training Institute

Training Institute

Through partnerships with state-level agencies, NJCEDV provides training and education to professionals through the Department of Children and Families and the Division on Family Development. In addition, NJCEDV provides training to member programs, advocates and concerned community members through the New Jersey Association of Domestic Violence Professionals Training Institute. Read more.

Communications

Communications Work

NJCEDV works to ensure that victims of domestic violence, including their needs and concerns, are represented through a variety of state level advocacy efforts.  The Coalition is committed to advocate for effective legislation, responsive governmental interventions and services, and funding levels that promote the elimination of domestic violence in our communities. Read more.

Social Justice

Social Justice Work

NJCEDV recognizes that the intersection of societal prejudice, oppression, or systems of poverty and domestic violence disproportionately impact marginalized communities. NJCEDV’s Social Justice work promotes systemic change in attitudes and beliefs that support the mutual respect of all people and helps survivors to realize their full potential while providing resources to do so. Read more.

Member Programs

Program Work

NJCEDV’s thirty local domestic violence agencies provide a wide array of services for victims including residential services (shelter and/or transitional housing), crisis services, individual counseling, outreach, advocacy, and legal resources to victims’ of domestic violence and their children. These services are essential and even life-saving for victims of domestic violence. Read more.

Media Guide

NJ Media Guide

NJCEDV works to ensure that victims of domestic violence, including their needs and concerns, are represented through a variety of state level advocacy efforts.  The Coalition is committed to advocate for effective legislation, responsive governmental interventions and services, and funding levels that promote the elimination of domestic violence in our communities. Read more.

NJADVP DVS

DVS Certification

The Domestic Violence Certification is the first-of-its-kind curricula designed to recognize the work of advocates working in a range of different roles. Domestic violence is complicated and the certification process also ensures that advocates and other professionals are well prepared to work with victims. Some domestic violence agencies now require it for continued employment. Read more.

Our Projects

Project Highlights

Please visit this page to learn of project highlights of the NJCEDV and our member programs. Read more.
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