For 18 years, JCADA has educated the Greater Washington community about power-based violence, while providing life-changing support to more than 1,800 survivors of trauma and abuse. Programs are free, culturally- and faith-sensitive, and available to all – regardless of faith, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, or ethnicity. Wraparound services (a confidential helpline, counseling and therapy, safety planning) and legal support, empower victims to live safely. An education program equips community members, particularly lay leaders, with the knowledge and tools to spot the warning signs of abuse within their networks and respond appropriately. And AWARE, JCADA’s prevention initiative, gives youth the language and skills to help themselves or assist a friend who may be affected by abuse – breaking the cycle of violence for future generations. Today, more victims are coming forward than ever before: let’s make sure their voices are heard.
Awards & Recognition
2014-2015 Slingshot Guide: DC Edition
2014-2015 Slingshot Guide: Women & Girls Supplement
October 5, 2014 Congratulatory letter from the Office of U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
2013 Certificate of Appreciation from the Interfaith Coalition Against Domestic Violence
2010 Certificate of Special Recognition from the Office of U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin
2001 Certificate of Recognition & Appreciation from the County Executive of Montgomery County, Maryland
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