Wakefield Alliance Against Violence receives 3 years of funding from Cummings Foundation May 2023 – Wakefield Alliance Against Violence is one of 150 local nonprofits that will share in $30 million through Cummings Foundation’s major annual grants program. The Wakefield-based organization was selected from a total of 630 applicants during a competitive review process. It will receive $30,000 over three years. The Wakefield Alliance Against Violence aims to reduce the incidence of family violence over time, with a focus on youth and...
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Addressing the Problem of Violence in Our Community
Wakefield Alliance Against Violence, or WAAV, is a Community Based Volunteer organization, dedicated to creating a lifestyle free from violence in Wakefield by reaching out to the community, raising awareness, providing education resources, and support to families and individuals, with an emphasis on prevention.
WAAV helps schools, parents, and the community understand and respond to violence among youth such as bullying, cyber bullying, and teen dating violence.
WAAV provides definitions and descriptions of domestic violence occurring between family members, spouses, and dating partners including physical, sexual, and emotional violence, as well as controlling and abusive behaviors.
Mission and Goals
Get in touch with the form below. For emergencies call 911 or visit your nearest hospital