Officials worry that spousal and child abuse could spike with so many people being urged to stay at home.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) was informed in late November that its 2020 funding had been eliminated.
Thanks to a grant from 100 Men of Dane County, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) will be able to expand a program meant to help high school and middle school boys engage in healthy masculinity.
Victims of domestic violence in Dane County could get quicker responses from police thanks to a new alarm and radio system connected directly to the 911 Center.
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Teens who are victims of date violence but are afraid to call for help might be more amenable to texting than phoning.
When they face their abusers in civil court on issues like restraining orders or child custody, they must often do so without an attorney.
Survivors and advocates present a plan to address the problem of domestic abuse in Wisconsin, including $19.7 million in new money for services.
Approximately 60 people gathered on the state Capitol steps Monday to recognize victims of domestic violence in Wisconsin and to raise awarene…
A new domestic violence shelter in Dane County got a major financial boost on Tuesday.
The ex-wife of John Allen Muhammad, the "D.C. sniper" who terrorized the Washington D.C. metro area in late 2002, is expected to draw more than 700 people to the Madison Concourse Hotel Thursday for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services' sixth annual Celebrate Independence! luncheon.
Madison’s Public Safety Review Committee met Tuesday with domestic abuse experts to discuss issues in the community after the city Council pas…
Two weeks after a Madison woman was slain in Dane County's first domestic violence-related homicide of the year, Gov. Scott Walker announced W…
Reaction to the murder of Jennifer Boyce underscores how stereotypes still cloud our views of domestic violence, one advocate said Friday.
The Brown Deer Police Chief, in the wake of a domestic violence shooting that left four dead earlier this month, has responded to criticism by asking the state Tuesday for domestic violence training.
Brown Deer police responded 20 times to the Haughton house without making an arrest prior to the Brookfield spa shooting.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services says campaign to raise $7 million for new headquarters will boost awareness of the issue.
The new facility would double the capacity of DAIS's overtaxed current shelter, but the group needs to raise $5 million to finish it, and it is not slated to open until early 2014.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State officials say victims of domestic abuse are staying longer in shelters and seeking more assistance.
A $463,000 grant will pay design costs for converting an old department store warehouse into a larger home for the private agency that specializes in sheltering domestic abuse victims in Dane County.