The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  Georgia Domestic Violence Deaths Examined, Progress Reported   On March 7, the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Georgia Commission on Family Violence released the 2013 Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report. These statewide agencies have coordinated the Fatality Review Project since it began in 2004. They work with local teams to review domestic […]


  To raise awareness around the issue of domestic violence, in October 2011, The Verizon Foundation awarded $105,000 in grants to nine Georgia organizations, including GCADV, to support programs dedicated to educating teens about dating and domestic violence prevention. “We work very hard to prevent family violence before it happens. Reaching teens, both boys and girls, […]


For the past 30 years, the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV) has been Georgia’s leading representative of domestic violence agencies, advocates, allied individuals and survivors throughout the state. GCADV is committed to bringing together member agencies, allied organizations and supportive individuals who are committed to ending domestic violence. Additionally, GCADV leads advocacy efforts for […]


Domestic violence has numerous negative effects on the health of women and children.  The article below highlights the importance of screening programs in health care settings.  Unfortunately, many health care organizations here in Georgia have limited screening programs set up in their facilities.  GCADV’s program, Project Connect is designed to help health departments and other […]


GCADV has an excellent opportunity to host the Maria Project, a dynamic and nationally recognized play where audiences experience the effects that three generations of domestic violence had on a family. The play will be launched in Georgia in August, but there is a lot of planning involved to make the show successful. Please contact […]


For Immediate Release: WHAT: Attorney General Sam Olens will speak against domestic violence in Georgia, as the Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence host a press conference to release their 7th annual Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report. The report focuses on the gaps in response to domestic violence and […]


I first learned about the proverb of Sankofa when I studied abroad in Ghana, West Africa in the Summer of 2007. Sankofa, which literally translates to “go back and take,” is a vital component of Ghanaian culture, emphasizing the importance of learning from the past, especially in an effort to make positive progress for the […]


Group Tries to Fight Domestic Violence: MyFoxATLANTA.com


GCADV was recently featured in Health Matters at Work e-News, a program of Community Health Charities.  Click the link below to read how domestic violence often impacts a couple’s home and work lives. http://georgia.healthcharities.org/index.asp?bid=239&story=26 To view the flyer, “Domestic Violence: It’s Your Business,” a joint collaboration between the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Georgia Commission […]


Learn some Georgia stats and discover why it’s so important to BE THE VOICE for someone you know that may be experiencing abuse in their relationship.


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