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CVIC to assess domestic violence risk: Grand forks center impllements program to improve response

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Domestic violence workers and police are working to better identify when a domestic disturbance can turn lethal.

The Community Violence Intervention Center in Grand Forks is bringing in a new training method to give officers and an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

System aimed at assessing domestic violence risk, improving response

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Domestic violence workers and police are working to better identify when a domestic disturbance can turn lethal.

The Community Violence Intervention Center in Grand Forks is bringing in a new training method to give officers and an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

System aimed at assessing domestic violence risk, improving response

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Domestic violence workers and police are working to better identify when a domestic disturbance can turn lethal.

The Community Violence Intervention Center in Grand Forks is bringing in a new training method to give officers and an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Federal grant helps children in domestic violence

December 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A big new grant means a lot more help for children and youth in homes where domestic violence happens, said Laura Frisch, director of victim services at the Community Violence Intervention Center in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

CVIC program shows abusers a different way to approach relationships

April 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Michael Chenarides winced slightly and looked away, glancing out the window when he talked about the moments he’s not so proud of. Continue Reading

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At CVIC in Grand Forks, Heitkamp Vows Support for Violence Against Women Act

March 21, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – The Federal Violence Against Women Act expires this year and needs to be reauthorized by congress. Grand Forks community leaders joined democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp at a round table discussion on Wednesday to talk about the importance of the act. Continue Reading

As bill stalls, domestic violence foes rally

March 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

GF leaders say Violence Against Women Act has been effectiveThe bill was passed in 1994 and reauthorized twice with bipartisan support. Yet it’s now stalled in the U.S. Senate. Local leaders involved in the fight against domestic violence say VAWA funding has helped reduce violence. Continue Reading

Brightening holidays for abuse survivors

December 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Donors to Grand Forks Community Violence and Intervention Center help 79 familiesThe families get stockings filled with gift cards and wrapping paper so parents can enjoy buying gifts for their children. Continue Reading

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Rydell Gives More Than $40K to GF Violence Intervention Center

November 17, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Rydell Auto Center presented a big check for the Community Violence Intervention Center on Wednesday. Continue Reading

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More People Using Grand Forks Domestic Violence Shelter

September 30, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – The number of people in the area needing a place to stay because of domestic violence or sexual assault is on the rise. Continue Reading