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Domestic Violence Prevention Board

24 Hour Crisis Services
If you are in immediate danger,
call 911 now
GreenHouse 17: 800-544-2022 
Bluegrass Rape: 859-253-2511
Crisis Center

Lexington Police: 859-258-3600
Department
Lexington Sheriff: 859-252-1771
Office

Univ. of KY Police: 859-257-8573
National Domestic: 800-733-SAFE
Violence Hotline

National Dating: 866-331-9474
Violence Hotline

National Sexual: 800-656-HOPE
Assault Hotline

For a list of additional resources, click here. 
   
   
Upcoming Meetings
Partner Abuse Committee
Wed, March 9 at 2:00
Gov. Bldg., 5th floor conference room
 
Child Abuse Committee
Thur, March 10 at 9:00
The Plantory
 
DVPB Quarterly Meeting
Mon, March 21 at 12:00
The Plantory
 
Vulnerable Adult Abuse Committee
Wed, March 23 at 2:00
Gov. Bldg., 5th floor conference room
 
 
 Contact Us
 Program Coordinator: 
Stephanie Theakston
Mailing Address
 200 E Main St.
Lexington, KY 40507 
Phone
 859-258-3803
Email:
 stheakston at lexingtonky dot gov

OUR MISSION

To promote safe and healthy individuals and families through the prevention of interpersonal and family violence.


ABOUT US

The Domestic Violence Prevention Board (DVPB) represents a collaborative effort among Fayette County agencies to address domestic violence in our community.  We bring together service providers, law enforcement, criminal justice workers, advocates, community members, and leaders in the medical, school, and faith communities to develop, facilitate, and support programs for domestic violence prevention and victim safety.  We do this by fostering coalitions, promoting education of issues, strengthening skills, tracking legislation and influencing policy, sharing resources, conducting research, and cultivating dialogue.  

To learn more about our history and some of our past projects, click here.


COMMITTEES

Much of the DVPB’s work is done through committees, made up of DVPB members and other community members. Our three standing committees are:

  • Child Abuse Committee
  • Partner Abuse Committee
  • Vulnerable Adult Abuse Committee

Additionally, the DVPB staffs the Domestic Violence Protection and Enforcement Grant Committee, the Safe Havens Consulting Committee (regarding supervised visitation), and the Fatality/Near Fatality Review Team.


PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES

The DVPB publishes and distributes many domestic violence resources for our community.  For a list of resources, please click here.


BOARD MEMBERS

Board Officers:

Rashmi Adi-Brown, Chair

Velva Reed Barker, Vice Chair

Mary Lynn Houlihan, Secretary

Commissioner Chris Ford, Treasurer

For a complete list of Board Members, click here.  

Last updated: 2/12/2016 3:19:00 PM