DVERT™ (Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team) is a trauma focused crisis response team that provides an on-call, on-scene response to domestic violence survivors to avert gender-based violence and to prevent children from growing up in violent homes. DVERT™ provides on-scene safety planning, access to resources, empowerment, and engagement in on-going support services.
DVERT™ in the News
- Seven Cincinnati nonprofits receive $4.7M as bi3 announces newest grants, 2022, Cincinnati Business Courier
- Innovative partnership battling domestic violence to be honored, 2021, Cincinnati.com
- How a Cincinnati domestic violence survivor got the help she needed to break the cycle, 2021, Cincinnati.com
- Domestic violence victims can face isolation and terror. But help is available, May 2019, Cincinnati Enquirer
- Women Helping Women, CPD team up to combat domestic violence in Cincinnati, November 2017, WKRC
- New initiative in Cincinnati looks to reduce domestic violence, November 2, 2017, WLWT
Facts & Statistics
On average, we served 83% female, 11% male, and 6% transgender, nonbinary or other survivors from February 2018 to now.
81% of survivors report that the perpetrator is either a current or former intimate partner.
87% of survivors complete a safety plan on scene with an advocate.
DVERT™ has responded to 5,772 survivors from February 2018 through July 2022.
The highest percentage of DVERT™ survivors range in age from 125-59 at 82%.
67% of survivors identify as Black.