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We did it! Thanks to YOU, Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA (DVSSP) is one of the TOP 5 Nominees for the Observer-Reporter’s “Best of the Best” Program for 2017. We were voted into the top 5 in the category of Best …

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KNOCKING OUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Lessons Learned From Floyd Mayweather Last night, thousands of boxing fans around the world watched as known domestic abuser, Floyd Mayweather, took a break from battering women to defeat his opponent in the ring to the …

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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?” — Martin Luther King, Jr. Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania is currently looking for volunteers. The next volunteer training class will start in the spring. Deadline …

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October is rapidly coming to a close. As the brisk autumn wind blows, taking away the remaining leaves from the trees, it also carries away the weathered purple bows and signs that have stood proudly all month long. Domestic Violence Awareness …

Enjoy a meal that is filling AND fulfilling!

Atria’s Patio Party Benefit Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA Enjoy a meal that is both filling AND fulfilling at the Atria’s Patio Party Benefit this Wednesday, August 10th at 6:00pm to benefit DVSSP. Enjoy live music, Chef Jason’s Patio …

 

The Unintended Victims: How Children are Affected by Abusive Relationships

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All too frequently we hear the news stories detailing domestic violence incidents that have gone from bad to worse. Often these stories surround the loss of life or hospitalization of a victim at the hands of their abuser. While most …

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Night at Wild Things Stadium

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Washington Wild Things Strike Out Domestic Violence! Join DVSSP and the Washington Wild Things Sunday June 19th at 5:05pm for Domestic Violence Awareness Night, sponsored by Precision Marshall and Amica Insurance. Celebrate local dads this Father’s Day and take part …

 

Excellence in Male Leadership Award

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Congratulations to Washington School District Athletic Director Joseph Nicolella, winner of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s first Excellence in Male Leadership award. Joe was nominated by DVSSP and selected by an independent panel of judges for his exemplary leadership …

 

Teen Dating Violence Video Contest Winners!

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS VIDEO CONTEST WINNERS! Local teens were asked to participate in the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Video Contest sponsored by DVSSP and First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Greene County. Thank you to all who participated …

 

Denim Day 2016

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HISTORY OF DENIM DAY An 18-year old girl is picked up by her married 45-year old driving instructor for her very first lesson. He takes her to an isolated road, pulls her out of the car, wrestles her out of …