The Rochester/Monroe County Domestic Violence Consortium is a unified organization leading an inclusive, collaborative community response to domestic violence. The Consortium promotes safety for victims, survivors and their families; ensures offender accountability; and fosters community awareness.
Supports community organizations that coordinate efforts to protect, support and heal victims and hold offenders accountability
Supports community organizations that respond to the needs of families and children affected by domestic violence
Partners with the legal and law enforcement community to protect victims and hold offenders accountable
Provides a means for disseminating and sharing information
Promotes inter-agency communication, support, and cooperation
Improves the quality of domestic violence services by planning, coordinating, and providing training and technical assistance programs
Develops “best practice” policies and protocols for Rochester and Monroe County’s integrated response to domestic violence
Engages the entire community in efforts to change social norms and attitudes that contribute to domestic violence
Collaborates with community domestic violence organizations to educate the community
Monthly Spotlight Series featuring member organizations: S.A.F.E.R: Survivors Advocating for Effective Reform; Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach; RESTORE: Sexual Assault Services; Lifespan; SPCC – Family Trauma Intervention Program; Empire Justice Center; The HEAL Collaborative; Bivona Child Advocacy Center; Brightstar Community; Delphi Rise. A link to the special training, “In the Eyes of Deaf Survivors: a training on Deaf culture” is available upon request.
Provides governmental, planning and regulatory bodies with information, advice and proposals on issues relating to domestic violence