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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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2 days ago

Prudence Crandall Center, Inc.

Our advocates bring countless resources to bear to help survivors address the complex impacts of DVThere are often a number of issues that #DV survivors need assistance with in order to be safer - legal, basic needs, financial empowerment, job training, support for their children, etc. Advocates at our member organizations work every day to support survivors across CT. #DVcounts The National Network to End Domestic Violence
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3 days ago

Prudence Crandall Center, Inc.

Another important message emphasized on our Hope ToursNNEDV Informed #DV Convos Tip #8: Communicate that domestic violence is NOT a “private, family matter” – #DV affects us all. Victims are our family members, neighbors, coworkers, and friends. We must all be part of the solution.

Remember, violence is not the answer and it’s on all of us to take a stand against #DV. Learn more at bit.ly/NNEDV10Tips. The National Network to End Domestic Violence
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Congratulations to the Friendship Service Center, Inc. on the opening of Howey House providing a home for 11 homeless individuals/families. Greg Howey’s leadership and the generosity of Jason Okay Industries and the entire Howey family continues to make a positive impact on our community and inspire us all. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Prudence Crandall Center, Inc.

Listen with loveNNEDV Informed #DV Convos Tip #6: Trust the survivor’s perspective – Survivors know their experience and story better than anyone. Abusers often deny their partners’ self-determination – empowering survivors returns their control and enables them to make their own decisions.

Listen! Ask survivors what they need individually to be safe – there’s isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to addressing domestic violence. Learn more at bit.ly/NNEDV10Tips. The National Network to End Domestic Violence
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