Welcome to Prudence Crandall Center

Dedicated to helping individuals achieve lives free of domestic violence by providing care, advocacy, support, and education.

allarewelcome-300x1981 For over 43 years, Prudence Crandall Center has been a leader in our state’s efforts to reduce the devastating impact of domestic violence in the lives of victims, their children, and our community. Today PCC is one of only a few programs in the country offering the full spectrum of shelter, housing and support services needed to offer practical, long-term solutions to the challenges faced by victims, helping them heal and move forward to safe, self-sufficient lives, free of violence. We also provide professional trainings, prevention programs for youth, and outreach to raise awareness, reach victims in need, and prevent violence in the future. Through all of our programs and services, we touch the lives of 8,000 adults and children each year throughout our region and state.

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Following the resignation of two White House staff over allegations of domestic violence, CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) and United States Senator Richard Blumenthal today called upon employers to consider how workplace policy and practice in support of victims can be impactful.

Barbara Damon, PCC CEO, participated in the press conference held today at the state capitol highlighting the importance of workplace policies that support victims of domestic violence. “I was so encouraged by the remarks shared by the legislators and Joe Gianni of Bank of America. Bank of America is truly a pacesetter when it comes to best practices in support of Domestic Violence survivors.”

Senator Richard Blumenthal and State Representative William A. Petit, Jr. spoke passionately about the important role employers can play in supporting Domestic Violence survivors.

Bank of America's Joe Gianni talked about a “point of pride” for Bank of America being their progressive corporate policies which support survivors in the workplace.

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DEAR FRIENDS: We are looking for a new or gently used Blu-ray DVD player with built-in WiFi for our groups to use in our emergency shelter. If you are able to donate, pls contact Carolyn at 860-225-5187 ext. 18 (today) or 218 (after 2/15, when our extensions change). Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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