Domestic Violence Commission

Stopping Domestic Violence: Orange County Commissioners Accept Findings

After months of work, the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) presented its findings and proposed recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in...

Orange County Domestic Violence Commission Member Speaks from Experience

When Mayor Jerry L. Demings reconvened the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission in 2019, he did so in response to higher rates of cases...

Domestic Violence Commission Reconvened by Mayor Demings

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings recently reconvened the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission. The first meeting was held on Monday, October 21, 2019,...

Purple Door Luncheon Highlights Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recognized as the Central Florida Champion of Advocacy for her service and unwavering commitment to children and families...

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Summit Highlights Orange County’s Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Commission

In honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month, members of Orange County’s Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Commission hosted a Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment...

Harbor House of Central Florida Breaks Ground on New Emergency Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors

On Oct. 14, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs proudly stood with partner community leaders as Harbor House of Central Florida officially broke ground on...

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Recognized by Dave’s House for Advocacy on Mental Health and Homeless Issues

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recently honored by Dave’s House, whose mission is to provide housing to citizens with serious mental illness. Mayor...

Orange County Leaders to Focus Efforts on Child Abuse

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and members of Orange County’s Domestic Violence Commission recently presented key findings on the region’s State of Child Abuse during National...

Orange County Domestic Violence Commission Seeks to Tighten Laws to Help Save Lives

Orange County leaders are helping to further protect domestic violence survivors. Recently, members of the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) outlined two bills...