Mission: The mission of the Fairfax County Council to End Domestic Violence (formerly Domestic Violence Prevention Policy Coordinating Council) is to:
- Goal 1: Unite senior-level public officials and community leaders;
- Goal 2: Advise the Board of Supervisors on a range of domestic violence policy, legislative and program issues; and
- Goal 3: Guide the development of a coordinated and collaborative community response to domestic violence in Fairfax County.
* Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-5730 or TTY 711.
The Domestic Violence Network (DV Network) is a multi-disciplinary group of service providers and justice professionals coordinating a consistent and comprehensive direct response to domestic violence in Fairfax County.
Mission: The mission of the DV Network is to support the development of a community-wide system of prevention and intervention efforts that are responsive to the needs of individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
The goals of the DV Network are the following:
- Promote victim safety and offender accountability
- Increase coordination and consistency of services
- Strengthen the capacity of service providers and justice professionals
- Educate the community through outreach
- Address ongoing and emerging needs
The Fairfax County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) is a multi-disciplinary group of professionals who meet regularly to review the facts and circumstances surrounding all intimate partner homicides and homicide-suicides in Fairfax County, with the aim of diminishing the likelihood of future intimate partner fatalities.
Mission: The mission of the DVFRT is to:
- Identify the circumstances leading up to intimate partner homicides and homicide-suicides;
- Determine indicators that promote early identification, intervention, education and prevention efforts in similar cases; and
- Improve communication in all systems that serve people involved in domestic violence to diminish future intimate partner homicides.
* Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-5730 or TTY 711.
For additional information about the DVPPCC, the DV Network, or the DVFRT, contact Brittany Vera by email or call 703-324-3586.