Funded Programs and Initiatives
Through its programs and initiatives, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Violence Prevention works with national organizations, state health agencies, and other key groups to develop, implement, and promote effective violence prevention practices.
The Cardiff Model provides a way for communities to gain a clearer picture about where violence is occurring by combining and mapping both hospital and police data on violence.
Dating Matters® is a comprehensive teen dating violence prevention initiative based on the current evidence about what works in prevention.
DELTA Impact funds State Domestic Violence Coalitions to implement strategies and approaches designed to prevent intimate partner violence while also funding local communities to do the same.
Essentials for Childhood supports state health departments with the implementation of sustainable, multi-sector efforts that promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments to prevent child abuse and neglect.
The National Centers for Excellence on Youth Violence Prevention connect academic and community resources to study and create lasting ways to prevent youth violence.
This program funds 5 local health departments to use strategies based on the best available evidence to reduce shared risk factors and enhance shared protective factors for teen dating violence and youth violence.
NISVS assesses experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (SV), and stalking among adult women and men in the United States.
NVDRS provides states and communities with a clearer understanding of violent deaths to guide local decisions about efforts to prevent violence and track progress over time.
RPE provides funding to state health departments in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to guide the implementation of sexual violence prevention efforts.
STRYVE is an initiative led by the CDC to prevent youth violence before it starts.
Developed by CDC, the VetoViolence website provides free, interactive, and engaging violence prevention tools and trainings.
Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA)
The DELTA program seeks to reduce the incidence (i.e., number of new cases) of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in funded communities. The program addresses the entire continuum of IPV from episodic violence to battering through a variety of activities. More »
Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances, Focusing on Outcomes for Communities United with States (DELTA FOCUS)
DELTA FOCUS is a five-year cooperative agreement funding 10 state domestic violence coalitions to engage in primary prevention of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). More »
Public Health Leadership (PHL) Initiative
The PHL Initiative assists and supports state agencies as they work to better the lives of children and adults. More »
Research Summaries Informing Prevention:
- Can Earned Income Tax Credits Help Prevent ACEs pdf icon[ 242 KB, 2 Pages]
- Policy Brief: Preventing Sexual Violence Among Young People in the U.S. pdf icon[245 KB, 2 Pages]
- Policy Brief: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in the U.S. pdf icon[249 KB, 2 Pages]
- Policy Brief: Preventing Suicide in the U.S. pdf icon[224 KB, 2 Pages]