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  • Love is Respect

    Love is Respect

    Did you know? Nearly 1 in 10 Rhode Island high schoolers has already experienced physical dating violence. It's up to us to say NO MORE. Use the Teen Center to get educated and take action to promote healthy, respectful relationships. We all have a part to play in recognizing the warning signs of abuse and building safe, connected communities. Together, we can end dating violence.
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Dating 101

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Just a lot of love? Or not enough boundaries?

As a young person in RI, you can learn how to recognize the signs of dating violence, online and off, and how to help people in your life who may be experiencing abuse.

Know More - What's abusive? What's healthy? And, if you do need someone to talk to, where can you go for help? Explore the Teen Center to find out.

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Take Action

  • Together We Can End Dating Violence +

    You can join the national movement to end dating violence from right here in RI, by heading to the State House to tell our legislators what matters to you or by promoting healthy relationships at your school. Read More
  • Make Policy Change Happen in RI +

    Do you want to create real change in the lives of Rhode Islanders and improve quality of life in our communities? Then come support our legislative advocacy at the RI State House. Let's work together to make Rhode Island a safer place! Read More
  • Help Build a Future Without Violence +

    Nearly 1 in 10 Rhode Island high schoolers has already experienced physical dating violence. This is unacceptable! That's why we're investing in strategies that prevent violence from happening in the first place. Learn how you can help—prevention starts with you! Read More
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month +

    February is national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. It's a great opportunity to promote safe, healthy relationships - and you can help! See what we've done in the past to engage young people in RI, and get ideas for how you can play your part in the work to end dating violence - not just in February but all year. Read More
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About Us

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) is an organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. Formed in 1979, the organization provides support to its member agencies, strives to create justice for victims, and provides leadership on the issue of domestic violence in Rhode Island.

Member Agencies

The RICADV's network of member agencies provide comprehensive services to victims, including emergency shelter, support groups, counseling, and assistance with the legal system. For more information about these organizations and services, call the statewide Helpline at 800-494-8100 or click here.


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