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If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, neglect, or exploitation,
the Virginia Center on Aging wants you to find the help you need.

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The Central Virginia Task Force on 

Domestic Violence in Later Life

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The Central Virginia Task Force on Domestic Violence in Later Life is a local partnership of organizations working since 1998 to raise awareness and ‌improve the community response to women aged 50 and older who experience domestic, sexual, or family violence.  Working together across disciplines, we aim to put the pieces together to address the whole story -- the whole person -- the whole system.

In September 2014, the Task Force's Domestic Violence in Later Life project was among six Violence Against Women Act funded programs from Virginia recognized in the White House report, 1 is 2 Many: Twenty Years Fighting Violence Against Women and Girls. Click here to link to the report.

Purposes of the Task Force
Professional disciplines involved
We help professionals...

  

Hanover event

 

Professional partners are invited at no cost to engage in the work of the Task Force: 

 

Quarterly multi-disciplinary meetings
Annual cross-disciplinary training
Workshops & trainings
Technical assistance

 

 

The Virginia Center on Aging administers two projects on behalf of the Task Force: 

Domestic Violence in Later Life Project
Family Abuse Project

 

Contact Us-Task Force

For more information on getting involved with the Task Force, scheduling a training, or arranging for technical assistance, contact Courtney O’Hara at (804) 828-1650 or cdohara@vcu.edu

To download a Task Force brochure, click this link: Central VA Task Force on DViLL

To sign up for regular program updates and meeting announcements, click this link