The mission of the Domestic Violence Resource Center is to educate, support and empower survivors and their children who are affected by intimate partner violence by offering counseling, advocacy, shelter services and community outreach.
Bottom Line for Portland
DVRC provides free and confidential support to empower survivors of domestic violence. In 2018 alone, DVRC advocates spent 90,480 minutes responding to crisis calls, worked with 1,089 survivors to create safety plans, and held over 1,700 hours of support group for adults.
“I am so grateful for the support and kindness of my advocate. My son and I are now able to focus on what we need to do to move forward. Words can’t describe how appreciative and thankful I am to DVRC for help.” —DVRC advocacy client