Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Control Isn’t Love

Abuse can take many forms. Controlling, possessive or extremely jealous behavior can be signs of abuse and red flags for future physical violence. If you or someone you know is in a relationship that doesn't feel right, it probably isn’t.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Learn more about its signs and get help.

Read the Press Release about the Control isn’t Love campaign

Read Governor Cuomo’s Proclamation

Join the #controlisntlove campaign and don’t forget to use @NYSOPDV on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Recent publication: Winter 2017 OPDV Bulletin

***PLEASE NOTE*** The due date for the NYS Ursula Forem Domestic Violence Program Employment Fellowship RFP has been extended for two weeks. Proposals are now due February 17, 2017 12:00 PM EST

NYS Ursula Forem Domestic Violence Program Employment Fellowship RFP

The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) is accepting proposals from domestic violence service providers that are licensed and/or approved by NYS Office of Children and Family Services to hire recent college graduates (2014-2017) or current graduate students to work for the domestic violence program and collaborate with OPDV.

RFP Issued: 12/28/16
Proposals Due: 2/17/17 12:00 PM EST

The Ursula Forem Domestic Violence Program Employment Fellowship RFP Questions and Answers

Domestic Violence and Risk of Homicide: Know the Red Flags (pdf) card provides easy-to-understand indicators of potentially dangerous or deadly domestic violence and provides concrete suggestions about how to help victims. Available to order as a hard copy

Domestic Violence and Strangulation: A Guide for Victims and Professionals pdf HTML (web page), provides information about the signs and symptoms of strangulation, and provides recommendations and resources for victims and professionals. Now available to order!

Domestic Violence and the Workplace: A Handbook for Employers provides information to employers about the impact domestic violence can have in the workplace, and offers guidance and resources on how to best address the concern. 

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OPDV Bulletin