What We Do

As the central point of support and services for all victims of domestic violence within Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, with it's Chesapeake Crisis to Self-Sufficiency ModelTM, MSCFV creates healthy opportunities to break the cycle of domestic violence through intervention and prevention; by supporting victims as they move from crisis through transition to becoming survivors; and by changing society’s attitudes and systems which permit and promote such violence.

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Anchors Away

Since 1980, MSCFV has worked with victims of domestic violence to remove the anchors that hold them back, to rebuild their hull for strength, and to re-chart their course for empowered, self-sufficient and violence-free futures. Anchors Away provides a glimpse of their stories, of the support from our community, and of the successes and programming of MSCFV. To view past stories, visit our Anchors Away Page.

Services We Offer

For victims of domestic violence, Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence's Chesapeake Crisis to Self-Sufficiency ModelTM is an intentional approach to walk with and empower clients as they transition from family violence victims in crisis to self-sufficient survivors. In addition, MSCFV works to raise community awareness, create social change, and develop a community-wide support network for victims and their families.

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Empowerment Center

MSCFV’s Empowerment Center provides resources for victims, for other agencies, and for community members to support victims' journeys to self-sufficiency.

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