Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Service Providers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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Announcements

Upcoming Meetings

  • The DV Network will next meet on January 20, 2015 from 10-12.
  • The DVPPCC (Domestic Violence Prevention, Policy, and Coordinating Council) will next meet on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 7:30am to 9:30am at the Massey A Level Conference Room.  

Announcements

  • Holiday giving: Don’t forget to spread the word to your family and friends about opportunities to help individuals and families impacted by violence in our community. Visit here for more information. 
  •  Victim/Survivor Survey on Firearms: Please fill out this survey with or on behalf of victims to help the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit

  • The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence is celebrating their 20 year anniversary.  Check out this video featuring DVPPCC Chair David Bobzien.

  • Northern Virginia Community College is hiring a Sexual Assault Services Coordinator. Please visit here for the full job description or contact Connie Kirkland (703.323.2136) for more information. Applications and a resume with three professional references can be emailed to ckirkland@nvcc.edu.   

  • KARAMAH is hiring a Virginia barred attorney in their Washington D.C. office to represent domestic violence survivors in family law matters.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and references to mdurrani@karamah.org. All application materials should be sent under the subject line: Application Staff Attorney Position, and all documents should be sent as a single attachment.

  • DFS’ Fathers In Touch program will be held from January 7 – March 25, 2015 at the Gum Springs Community Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 9pm (dinner provided). Please contact Champana Bernard or Calvin Robinson (703-324-3611) to register. 

  • Northern Virginia Family Service has created an Arabic Batterer Intervention Program, which will start on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 5-7pm.  For more information or to make a referral, please contact the Information and Referral Coordinator (571-748-2818). Clients may leave a message in Arabic if they are not able to speak English proficiently.

Trainings and Events

January 14, 2015:  EVAW International is hosting a webinar entitled Opening Doors: Alternative Reporting Options for Law Enforcement and VAWA Forensic Compliance at 1pm.  Click on the link above for more information and to register.   

 January 14, 2015:  BWJP is hosting a webinar entitled Housing Protections for Survivors of Domestic Violence in Rental Housing from 2-3:30pm.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

 February 2-3, 2015:  Domestic Violence Danger Assessment and Risk Management conference will be held in Boston, MA.  Click on the link above for more information and to register. 

February 24-26, 2015:  Advanced Issues in the Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence conference will be held in Atlanta, GA.  For more information, visit here.

March 19-21, 2014: Futures without Violence is hosting a National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence in Washington DC.  For more information, visit here.

April 7-9, 2015: The EVAW International Conference will be held in New Orleans, LA.  Please visit here for more information and to register.

April 22-23, 2015: Virginia’s Building Healthy Futures Conference will be held.  More information coming soon.