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Aloha & Welcome

Welcome to the Domestic Violence Action Center’s Website! Here you will be able to find out who we are, information about our services, get answers to questions about domestic violence, and find out ways to help or get help. Please bookmark this site!

We were formerly known as the Domestic Violence Clearinghouse and Legal Hotline and are now the Domestic Violence Action Center. If you are a teen, don’t forget to visit our Teen Site!

DVAC is very proud to be the sponsor of the February edition of ARTafterDARK at the Honolulu Museum of Art. Our involvement in ARTafterDark is just one of multiple events designed to celebrate the Domestic Violence Action Center's 25th Anniversary. Mark your calendars for Friday February 27th and join us for an evening full of festivities which include music, participatory art, food & drink and sweet trEATs! For more information, please click the image below.

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How do YOU speak up? Join the Teen Alert Program to raise awareness about teen dating abuse! February 1- March 20, TAP is hosting an art contest around the theme of “Speak Up.” The grand prize winner will receive a GoPro Hero 3+ Silver! Check out the details by clicking the image below:

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Join us for "Chipping Away at Domestic Violence", our 8th Annual Golf Tournament at the Mamala Bay Golf Course at Hickam Air Force Base on Friday, April 24, 2015. To find out more and sign up as a sponsor and/or team, please click here, or on the image below.

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Take a Pledge, Stop the Violence! Join the Teen Alert Program by taking a pledge to stop dating abuse.  Your voice makes a difference!  By taking a photo and posting a pledge on your Instagram account, you are helping us create safer communities and `ohanas.  Check out the details by clicking the image below:

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DVAC is featuring a new blog - changingculture.org - that we hope will raise your awareness of the impact of violence in our culture, and provoke your thinking, conversation, and action in support of peace for our families, friends and the larger community.  The blog’s author is our own CEO Nanci Kreidman, so we hope you’ll visit the blog regularly (just click the link above or on the photo below). Please share the link with your friends and family members, and to get notified each time a new article is posted, simply click on “subscribe.”   Aloha!

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Interested in working with the team at DVAC? Please click below to find out more about job opportunities at our agency!

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The Domestic Violence Action Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Hawaii for Hawaii.