The Board of Directors Our directors come from a wide range of backgrounds including Academic,
Religious , Community Development and Corporate Management. They are
elected to the Board each year.
Our Part Timers: Ten staff are employed in DVR on a part time basis. They include
counsellors, advocacy workers, clerical and administrative staff. The work is
overseen by a Coordinator.
Our Volunteers: We run training programmes for volunteers who deliver day-to-day clerical
services for DVR. Other volunteers are involved in fundraising and public
awareness raising for the project.
WHO WE ARE D.V.R. is a rural-based community-led project responding to the issue of
domestic violence in County Galway. The project is managed by the board
of directors and a management committee and employs ten part-time
D.V.R. receives its core funding from the HSE and The Commission for the
Support of Victims of Crime’
OUR AIMS Our aim is to identify and respond to the needs of women and children in
County Galway who are subjected to violence and abuse in the home. We
aim to develop long-term responses that work towards the elimination of
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Our work is prioritised under the following areas: Support for women and children who are subjected to abuse in the