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REGIONAL COMMUNITY POLICING INSTITUTE
Safe Haven:                                  

Goals:

The goal is to provide information on court proceedings and options to domestic violence victims in Derby, Kansas

Prgram Description:

Pagers are utilized to notify Sorptimists if domestic violence victims need immediate assistance. The program has produced a video explaining court proceedings, what to expect, information on no-contact orders, etc.

Critical Factors:

Educating victims and families regarding the domestic violence cycle when the first incident occurs.

Effects of the Program:

Derbys number of repeat offenders is decreasing due to the first time intervention and education that is provided to victims and their families through the Safe Haven program.

Contact Information:

Kim Moses-Stevens,
District Director
Soroptimist International of Derby
1208 Armstrong Ct.
Derby, KS 67037
Phone: (316) 788-3639
Fax: (316) 788-6378
Email: dodahdandy@aol.com