Knocking Out Domestic Violence

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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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Volunteers Needed!

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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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What happens on November 1st?

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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#WhyINeedPCADV

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FORTY YEARS OF HELP AND HOPE FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Forty years ago, a small group of forward-thinking women came together with a single vision – to find a way to reach battered women throughout the commonwealth and offer …

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SAVE THE DATE: PeacefromDV Walk 2016!

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October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month and DVSSP plans to kick off the month’s activities with the PeacefromDV Walk, Saturday, October 1st from 11AM-2PM at the Church of the Covenant! This family-friendly event aims to educate the community in order …

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#TogetherWeCan End DV

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The camaraderie and fellowship witnessed this #NoMoreWeek was truly inspiring! Legislators, law enforcement, social service agencies, businesses and individuals came together with one shared goal: to put an end to domestic violence and sexual assault. But…..just because No More Week is …

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