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.

2013-14, Quarter 4 Program Data

Measure April May June Quarter 4
Total
FY2013-14
Total
New Admissions – Residential
(Emergency Shelter)
1,182 1,224 1,178 3,584 15,611
New Admissions – Nonresidential
(Outreach)
2,493 2,450 2,423 7,366 33,697
Crisis/Hotline Calls (to the 42 Certified Domestic Violence Centers) 8,880 8,318 8,709 25,907 100,106

 

Measure April May June Quarter 4 Average FY2013-14 Average
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours with a safety plan 98.9% 99.3% 99.7% 99.3% 99.2%
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours who report an increased knowledge about community resources 95.8% 97.2% 94.6% 95.9% 96.4%
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours who report an increased knowledge about strategies to enhance safety 96.2% 97.7% 96% 96.6% 97.1%
Children leaving shelter after 72 hours with an assessment having been conducted 96.1% 94.4% 94.6% 95% 95.1%