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.

2014-15, Quarter 2 Program Data

Measure October November December Quarter 2
Total
FY
2014-15 Total
New Admissions – Residential
(Emergency Shelter)
1,167 1,071 1,021 3,259 8,805
New Admissions – Nonresidential
(Outreach)
2,766 2,049 2,255 7,070 18,820
Crisis/Hotline Calls (to the 42 Certified Domestic Violence Centers) 8,881 7,171 7,736 23,788 51,211

 

Measure July August September Quarter 2
Average
FY
2014-15 Average
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours with a safety plan 99.1% 98.9% 99.6% 99.2% 99.3%
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours who report an increased knowledge about community resources 96.5% 97.8% 95.0% 96.4% 96.5%
Adult victims leaving shelter after 72 hours who report an increased knowledge about strategies to enhance safety 97.9% 97.7% 98.6% 98.0% 98.0%
Children leaving shelter after 72 hours with an assessment having been conducted 95.3% 95.7% 96.2% 95.7% 95.7%