Envision a world without domestic violence. Join us at the Virtual DVS Envision Gala on Saturday, June 27, 2020! For more information, visit CAPLanc.org/dvsgala

Domestic Violence Services Gala

DVS Spring Gala Goes VIRTUAL! 

Join us for the Domestic Violence Virtual Gala where we envision a world and future without domestic violence in the comfort of your own home. Dress up (or down) and enjoy an entertaining and informative one-of-a-kind virtual program featuring our annual silent auction, live auction, wine pull and hear the impact of DVS programs during these unprecedented times.

All you will need is a computer, tablet or smart phone with internet capabilities to view the live stream event and participate in the program and silent auction, wine pull and live auction.

We’ll send you more information as the date approaches!

DVS’s Catalyst for Change Award 2020

Fran Kane 

As we envision the future, we take the time to recognize community members who have joined us on our journey.

This year’s Catalyst for Change award winner has done just that. For decades, she has supported our mission. Most importantly, she is committed to ending domestic violence in our community. Please join us as we celebrate Fran Kane!




Sharon Hargrave


Peg Brown


Fran and Michael Kane

Mr. & Mrs. Tony Chivinski




For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Christine Gilfillan at

cgilfillan@caplanc.org or at 717.299.9677 ext. 3110

 Sponsorship Form (.pdf)


DVS’s Catalyst for Change Award 2019 – Susan Van Zant


Survivors of Domestic Violence Breaks the Silence

1 in 4 women (24.3%) and 1 in 7 men (13.8%) aged 18 and older in the United States have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Hear survivors Ghia and Edmery’s stories about their domestic violent relationships. 


About Domestic Violence Services (DVS) of Lancaster County 

Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County, a program of the Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County, is a catalyst to eliminate domestic violence through direct service, advocacy, and social change.  Over the past forty-three years, 75,593 survivors of abuse have received 379,513 nights of shelter and 572,050 hours of counseling, among other supportive services. DVS hosts regular community education and prevention sessions for many agencies, schools and faith-based organizations. For more information, visit CAPLanc.org/DVS.