Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
Rating: 4.53 stars 17 reviews
Issues: Homeless & Housing, Crime & Law
Location: PO Box 1761 Madison WI 53701 USA
Our mission is to empower those affected by domestic violence and advocate for social change through support, education and outreach.
Geographic areas served: Dane County, Wisconsin
Programs: DAIS provides support, safety, and advocacy for adult and child victims of domestic abuse in Dane County. We do this through our 24-hour crisis/help line, support groups, crisis response and legal advocacy programs, 25-bed emergency shelter, programming for children, community education and outreach, and prevention curriculum for middle-school aged students.
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I am a survivor domestic violence.
I am a former employee of DAIS.
I am currently a supportive community member.
I have worked as an advocate and trainer in the area of intimate partner violence since 1992.
DAIS services are critical and necessary. The people touched by the work are forever changed. Until the violence stops, I hope DAIS is there to support those in need.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
DAIS has a unique role in our community. The struggle of women and children to live free of violence is central to work. I look to the day when DAIS can close because of a lack of need. Until then, I will continue to promote and support the staff and the consumers.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I hope the community continues to come together around the need for a new facility for DAIS to work from. DV work is hard enough. Victims are already marginalized in so many ways. Space to do the work, to heal the wounds is crucial to moving us forward.