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We all have the ability to help someone experiencing dating or domestic violence. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. Together, our collective actions can make a big difference.

Our most recent public awareness campaign "Get Off the Bench!" features URI student athletes saying NO MORE to dating and domestic violence and asking their fellow Rhode Islanders to do the same.

How will you play your part? How will you say NO MORE?

Welcome to NO MORE RI

Welcome to NOMORERI.org, a website of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV).

This site is one way the RICADV is bringing the message of "NO MORE Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault" to Rhode Islanders, in solidarity with the national movement against domestic violence. To learn about the national NO MORE campaign, visit NOMORE.org.

Tune into this website for updates on our statewide public awareness campaigns, which include Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) each October, Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month every February, and our Men's Campaign in June. You can also find information about Rhode Island's domestic violence service agencies, the RICADV's legislative priorities, and ways you can get involved in the work to end domestic violence. #NOMORERI

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Get Off the Bench!

October was national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, when we launched a new statewide public awareness campaign featuring URI student athletes saying NO MORE to dating and domestic violence.

Then, we extended the campaign throughout February, national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, to reach young people in RI.

How will you "get off the bench" in 2016?

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"Something" – Click above to watch our public service announcement featuring URI student athletes

Ten Men Say NO MORE

Ten Men is made up of Rhode Island men from diverse walks of life who share a common vision—a world without domestic violence. 

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Visit our website to learn more about the Ten Men project and get to know the 2016 members—ten Rhode Island men who are committed to preventing domestic violence in our communities. #TenMenRI

Click here to listen to Ten Men's public service announcement that recently aired on local radio stations and PANDORA!

Calendar of Events

  • 01 Sep
    Family Service RI Training - An Advanced Course in Best Practices 01 Sep 2016 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM

    An Advanced Course in Integrating Best Practices for Assisting Victims of Complex Trauma, Sexual Assault, and Domestic Violence This training is being conducted by Family Service of Rhode Island in partnership

  • 08 Sep
    RICADV Training - Bro-moting Masculinity 08 Sep 2016 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    RICADV Training: From an early age, boys are bombarded with ideas about masculinity and the characteristics they must possess in order to be “a real man.” These ideas are not always positive and can

  • 09 Sep
    DVRCSC - Rock Around the Clock! Sock Hop 09 Sep 2016 06:30 PM to 10:30 PM

    Put Your Glad Rags on and Get Ready to Party Like it's the 1950's! Dinner! - Dancing! - Silent Auction! Benefiting the Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County For more information or

  • 01 Sep - 09 Sep
  • 11 Sep - 06 Oct
  • 17 Oct - 24 Oct
  • 08 Nov - 19 Nov

Prevention Corner


Our future depends on preventing domestic violence


Now more than ever, people are becoming aware of and outraged by the harmful impacts of dating and domestic violence.

With primary prevention, we can stop the violence before it happens in the first place, before people ever become victims or perpetrators of abuse.

To learn more, check out this new resource created by the RICADV!

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New Teen Center!

We recently launched a new website that adapts to mobile devices to make it more user-friendly.

As part of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, we created the Teen Center, an extension of our main site designed specifically for young people.

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Use the site to learn about abusive vs. healthy relationships, where to get help, or how to help a friend.

When you Know More, you can Do More.

Dating Violence Info

Approximately 1 in 3 adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

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Children and DV

Researchers estimate that between 10%-20% of America's children have been exposed to DV & at least one third of children will be exposed at some point during their childhood.

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