Vera House’s mission is to prevent, respond to and partner to end domestic and sexual violence and other forms of abuse. Vera House accomplishes this through comprehensive services, which include counseling, advocacy, shelter and education. Listed below are some statistics on how Vera House had an impact on the local Syracuse community. More information can be found through their annual report or through their website www.verahouse.org.
What is domestic violence?
Domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion, that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partners.