24/7 Crisis Line

“Crisis line, are you SAFE?” That’s the first thing a caller hears when they reach out to PADV. Safety is at the very core of every service we provide and every action we take. It is our goal to make sure that our survivors feel safe throughout their journey with us.
Posted: April 13th, 2017 | Permalink

40 Stories - SH

Today's story features one of our current clients. She is referred to as "SH" in the story to protect her identity. Her drive and passion to change her life has been an inspiration to other clients and our staff.
Posted: March 31st, 2017 | Permalink

40 Stories - Demetria Reid

Demetria proudly proclaims that children are her passion and she loves the opportunity she’s been given as a child advocate to help give children a voice to express their feelings, questions and cries for support about the traumatic experiences they’ve encountered.
Posted: March 29th, 2017 | Permalink

40 Stories - Ebony Russell

Ebony was drawn to PADV because domestic violence was a serious and personal matter in her adult life, as well as the lives of other members of her family. Ebony has taken difficult and traumatic life experiences and turned them into warmth, love, compassion and boundless energy for those we serve.
Posted: March 28th, 2017 | Permalink

40 Stories - Claire Lisco

Claire Lisco joined PADV’s staff in April 2015 as a Teen Empowerment Advocate. Prior to coming to PADV, Claire was in graduate school studying biased motivated aggression, alcohol-related aggression, violence against women and intimate partner violence.
Posted: March 27th, 2017 | Permalink