DCF Quick Facts

Domestic Violence

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The Domestic Violence Program operates as the central clearinghouse for state and federal funding initiatives for the prevention and intervention of domestic violence. The Domestic Violence Program works closely with the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence to certify, monitor, and fund the domestic violence centers as authorized in s. 39.903, F.S.

2015-16, Quarter 3 Program Data

Domestic Violence 2015-16, Quarter 3 Program Data
Measure January February March Quarter 3
Total
FY
2015-16 Total
New Admissions – Residential
(Emergency Shelter)
1,079 1,124 1,296 3,499 12,665
New Admissions – Nonresidential
(Outreach)
2,111 2,422 2,288 6,821 25,509
Crisis/Hotline Calls (to the 42 Certified Domestic Violence Centers) 7,496 7,445 7,886 22,827 72,541

 

Domestic Violence 2015-16, Quarter 3 Program Data
Measure January February March Quarter 3
Total
FY
2015-16 Total
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours with a safety plan 98.6% 99% 99% 98.9% 99%
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours who report an increased knowledge about community resources 98% 96% 97% 97% 97%
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours who report an increased knowledge about strategies to enhance safety 98.8% 98% 99% 98.6% 98%
Children leaving shelter after 72 hours with an assessment having been conducted 97.2% 95% 94% 95.4% 96%