The RCDV:CPC is a project of the Family Violence and Domestic Relations Program of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. We can provide numerous professional assistance options for you. The RCDV:CPC does not and cannot provide legal advice or legal assistance on individual cases.
How We Can Help
Assistance for Survivors
The RCDV: CPC provides assistance to domestic violence survivors involved in the child custody or child protection systems. Survivors , their advocates, and their attorneys are encouraged to seek assistance to learn more about issues related to domestic violence, child custody , and child protection. Please use the RCDV:CPC toll free number (1-800-527-3223) and speak to a RCDV: CPC staff member or send a question via email to email@example.com
- If this is an emergency, call 911 or you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) or visit their website at http://www.thehotline.org/
- Call our 800 line and speak to RCDV: CPC staff.
- Email our staff a question
- Request a publication
- TA Packets for Survivors
- Browse our Resources
- Contact a partner agency
- Through StrongHearts, Native callers can connect one-on-one with knowledgeable StrongHearts advocates who can provide immediate support, personalized safety planning, crisis intervention, and referrals to Native-centered resources. Advocates are available at 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)
, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST.
Assistance for Professionals
The RCDV: CPC provides assistance to professionals working with survivors, including judicial officers, court personnel , social workers, custody evaluators, mediators, guardians ad litem, and advocates working in the child custody and/ or child protection systems. Professionals are encouraged to seek training and technical assistance to assist with their individual case (s), increased community competence in these critical areas, or systems changes related to domestic violence, child custody , and protection. Please use the RCDV:CPC toll free number (1-800-527-3223) and speak to a RCDV: CPC staff member or send a question via email to email firstname.lastname@example.org
The RCDV: CPC website operates as a repository and gateway to research, training, and technical assistance on domestic violence, child protection and child custody programs, practices, and issues, including evidence-based practices. The RCDV:CPC and our colleagues around the country are consistently seeking tools, curricula, research, ideas on creative programming, and empirical and narrative evidence regarding prevention and intervention efforts that provide safe and healthy outcomes for children in the context of domestic violence. While staff makes every effort to organize and post timely and helpful resources on this page, we encourage our local partners to share relevant and timely research, resources, and program profiles. Please use the RCDV:CPC toll free number (1-800-527-3223) and speak to a RCDV: CPC staff member or send a question via email to mail email@example.com
The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence; Domestic Violence Awareness Month Facts
Between 60 and 94% of female prison inmates experienced some form of physical or sexual abuse prior to their incarceration.