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2006 Domestic Violence Counts California Summary

Publication National Network to End Domestic Violence

On November 2nd 2006, 54 out of 121 identified local domestic violence programs (45%) in California participated in the National Census of Domestic Violence Services (NCDVS). Designed to address the safety and confidentiality needs of victims, the Census collected an unduplicated, non-invasive count of adults and children who received critical services from local domestic violence programs during the 24-hour survey period. Since some local programs did not participate, this Census provides a powerful glimpse but remains an undercount of the actual number of victims who sought and received services.