In The News

Foundation for Financial Planning Gives $25,000 grant to KCADV

January 16, 2019

The Foundation For Financial Planning announced its 2019 grant recipients.  KCADV is one of 17 nonprofit organizations given a grant to support financial education.  

Champions of Justice Awards Presented at 20th Annual Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference

November 30, 2018

The three-day Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference wraps up today with special awards for people who have gone above and beyond to help victims. Executive Director of the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs Eileen Recktenwald says that includes kudos for state Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, and Sen. Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville.

KCADV and Bardstown City Councilwoman Kecia Copeland Host Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon

October 16, 2018

KCADV and Bardstown City Councilwoman Kecia Copeland hosted a domestic violence awareness luncheon on October 12, 2018 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park.  The luncheon, emceed by WAVE 3 News anchor Dawne Gee, was part of KCADV's 2018 Purple Purse Challenge. The Challenge, which runs the month of October, raises funds for KCADV's emergency fund. 

2019 Handouts

October 02, 2018

Preconference: Guiding Principles for Human Trafficking: Handout 1, Handout 2, PowerPoint

A3: Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury & Strangulation: Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3

A4: Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence: Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3, PowerPoint

A8: Supporting Survivors Living With or at Risk for HIV: Handout 1, Handout 2, PowerPoint

B2: Envisioning Safer Communities: Worksheet, PowerPoint

B4: Serving Individuals with Opioid Use & Trauma: Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3, Handout 4

B7: Kentucky Legislative Updates 2019: Handout 1, PowerPoint

B8: Trauma Informed Military Advocacy: PowerPoint

C1: Legal System Advocacy for LGBTQ+ Victims of IPV: PowerPoint

C4: When Language Access is Access to Justice: PowerPoint

C5: Working Together Towards Healthy and Safe Communities: PowerPoint

C9: The Revolution Will Be Intersectional: Handout

D1: Advocating for LGBTQ+ Youth: PowerPoint

D3: How One Survivor Navigates Speaking Out on Abuse: PowerPoint

D6: Introducing Expert Testimony in Sexual Violence Cases: PowerPoint

D8: PTSD Basics for Anyone Serving Survivors of Trauma: PowerPoint, Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3

D9: LGBTQ+ Caucus: Handout 1Handout 2, Handout 3Handout 4

D10: Serving Individuals With Opioid Use and Trauma: Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3, Handout 4

E1: Same Sex and Transgender IPV: Empowerment and Advocacy: Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3, Handout 4

E2: Accessibility is More Than A Wheelchair Ramp: PowerPoint

E4: KSP Lab: Kit Tracking and Rapid DNA: PowerPoint

E5: Preventing and Detecting Sexual Abuse in Older Adults: PowerPoint

E6: Civil Legal Assistance for Survivors: PowerPoint


Verizon grants $20,000 to KCADV

July 11, 2018

The funds will be used to support financial education classes, credit counseling, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), and microloans for survivors served by the state’s 15 regional domestic violence programs and state community college system.

Women's Crisis Center names new Executive Director

July 10, 2018

Christy Burch was named executive director of the Women’s Crisis Center on July 1, succeeding Marsha Croxton who is retiring. Burch has served as Director of Prevention at WCC for the last five years.

KY DV Programs participate in one-day national census

June 15, 2018

On September 13, 2017, Kentucky domestic violence programs served 962 adults and children.  However, a significant number of requests for help – 57 – went unmet because domestic violence agencies lacked the funding and staff to meet demand.

Allstate Foundation grants $50,000 for Economic Empowerment work

June 06, 2018

The Allstate Foundation awarded the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence $50,000 to support its nationally recognized Economic Empowerment Project this year.

Lewis-Bowling chosen to moderate the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy in September

May 17, 2018

Angelika Lewis-Bowling, a victim’s advocate for the Williamsburg City Police Department, has been selected as the narrator of the Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy (KVAA) scheduled to take place in September 2018. The KVAA was created by the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet in collaboration with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office and the Kentucky Coalition against Domestic Violence.

Joint Custody Will Be The Default Under New Kentucky Law

May 01, 2018

Separating parents will get joint custody of their children as a default under a bill signed into law by Gov. Matt Bevin last week.