Clinical Services

The critical element to DVP’s success has been the social work team.  Any individual seeking assistance 
is provided a full clinical assessment. We provide:

  • Hotline assistance
  • Safety planning
  • Advocacy
  • Immediate and longer term crisis counseling
  • Facilitate support groups focused on empowerment and stress reduction
  • Case management assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Public benefits application assistance
  • Financial empowerment services

We provide on-going moral support to our clients as he or she faces the challenges of the legal forum. Where appropriate, we collaborate with mental health service providers. DVP interfaces with numerous social service agencies to assist the client in accessing available services.

In a typical month:

  • 460 clients receive safety and stability support & consultation
  • Over 200 calls are made to DVP from victims, community based orgs and individuals seeking a range of our services
  • 165 clients receive ongoing direct counseling
  • 180 clients receive housing counseling and advocacy