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Domestic Violence Assistance

Join the Department of Family Services for a new installment of the Men’s Challenge Initiative – a series of group discussions that seeks to influence men and boys through conversations about developing healthy relationships. See below for a full list of discussion topics and meeting dates.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 | The Role of Men and Male Centered Service Providers in Identifying and Stopping Sex Trafficking
Presenter: Stacy Lacroix, Esq.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | Child Support Systems (C.A.S.S.) Child Support Calculation Presentation
Presenters: Tisha S. Hillman, Esq. and Anthony Parker, Esq.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 | Soaring to Victory on Black Wings
Presenter: Gabriel J. Christian, Esq.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 | Engaging Men in the Fight Against Domestic Violence
Presenter: Alonzo Robertson Esq.

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The Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division:

  • Assists in the coordination of services and programs for individuals impacted by domestic violence, human trafficking or sexual assault
  • Collaborates with stakeholders
  • Identifies gaps in services
  • Develops programs and services to meet the unique needs of our community
  • Advocates for victims of intimate partner violence, domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault and their families

Domestic Violence is a behavior used by one person in a relationship to control the other person. Partners may be married, dating, co-habituating, domestic partners or in a civil union.

More Information about the who can be victims and what abuse look likes is available:

Get more information about common myths of domestic violence.

Where to Get Help


Resource Phone
Emergency Assistance 911
Resource Information 211
Community Crisis Services, Inc. (Emergency Shelter) 301-731-1203
Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence 800-MDHELPS
Prince George's County Sheriff's Office Domestic Violence Unit 301-780-8600
Prince George's County Police Dept. Domestic Violence Unit 301-772-4433
University of Maryland Hospital Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center 301-618-3154
House of Ruth (24-Hour Hotline) 410-889-RUTH
Community Advocates for Family and Youth (CAFY) 301-390-4092
Prince George's County Family Justice Center 301-780-8008
Prince George's County Child & Adult Protective Services 301-909-2450

In an effort to expand our outreach efforts, we encourage you to incorporate our Domestic Violence Prevention Memes and webinar into your services, events and programs.

View the Webinar | Listen to the Podcast | Download the Resource Guide

Myths & Truths

  • Domestic violence does not affect many people. False: It affects approximately one million people in the U.S. every year and 85% of victims are women.
  • Domestic violence is just a momentary loss of temper. False: The abuser makes a conscious decision to abuse. Loss of temper is a tool to enforce control through fear, and its part of a pattern of abuse.

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