The Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides services directly to children impact by domestic and/or sexual violence. The children’s services advocate provides supportive counseling to the children, education and support to parents on parenting skills and assists the children with basic needs such as school supplies and clothing.
In addition to working individually with the children, the children’s advocate works with the schools to maintain the child’s education, especially during transitions of housing. These services include communicating with the school guidance counselors to create awareness of supports the child may need and coordinating transportation if a child relocates.
The children’s advocate also provides community outreach and education about the impacts of domestic and sexual violence on children as well as providing education to youth regarding healthy relationships and teen dating violence. Presentations can be done in schools, in community organizations or to businesses.
The children’s advocate can be reached by calling (757) 787-1329.
Education Advocacy to assist youth in being successful in the education system
Education & Skill Building
Education and skill building to assist parents in responding to their children’s needs
Supportive Counseling for children and teenagers impacted by domestic and/or sexual violence