VIRGIN ISLANDS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
AND SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNCIL
340.719.0144 St. Croix Office
OUR MISSION AND GOALS
BREAK THE SILENCE
To coordinate education, prevention, and response efforts in order to reduce the incidence of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence and to make these crimes socially and culturally unacceptable in the United States Virgin Islands.
To accomplish this mission, we promote programs and activities whose purposes are to:
Support the reduction and eventual elimination of domestic violence and sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence in the territory;
Support and promote quality programs that empower victims and which hold all perpetrators accountable for their behavior;
Conduct educational efforts which heighten awareness about the extent and character of domestic violence and sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence in the territory; and
Improve the response of the legal system, service providers, and the media to the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.