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Domestic Violence Awareness Center

What We Do

The Domestic Violence Awareness Center (DVAC) provides advocacy to residents of Brooke and Hancock County on issues resulting from domestic violence.

Services We Provide

Children’s Services

  • Confidential, Non-Judgmental Support
  • Safety Planning
  • Identifying & Expressing Feelings
  • Settling Conflict Appropriately
  • Defining Violence & Abuse
  • Building Self-Confidence
  • Visitation

Advocacy with Justice System

  • Support & Advocacy during Domestic Violence Civil & Criminal Proceedings
  • Emergency Assistance & Information with Obtaining Protection Orders
    (Lighthouse Advocates do NOT practice law or give legal advice.)

Community Education

  • Provide Information on Dynamics of Domestic Violence
  • Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Domestic Violence in Dating Relationships
  • Agency Services

How to Receive Service

All services are confidential and can be obtained by calling the DVAC at the number listed below.

Our Current Domestic Violence Awareness Center’s phone is out of service. Please call 304-797-7733  for your services. Thank you!

Available Locations

Domestic Violence Awareness Center
3058 West Street, Weirton, WV 26062
24 Hour Crisis Line: 304-797-7233

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