The RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence has a resource library available to its member agency staff and the community. Books, videos, DVDs, resource manuals and training guides are available on topics such as:
RICADV also subscribes to various journals, varying in topic from communities of color, to grassroots organizing, to violence against women and girls. Some materials are also available in Spanish.
Materials may be borrowed without a fee; the library is open during regular business hours (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm). Please see below for details on how to check out materials from our library.
Information packets are also available on the following topics:
Information packets contain fact sheets, articles, worksheets and other useful information on each topic with a resource page with other books, videos, and journal articles that may be helpful in researching a particular topic. Call or e-mail the Coalition to obtain information packets or with suggestions for additional topics.
Information Requests/ Research: Our Policy, Education and Planning Staff are available to answer information requests. We may assist you in using our resource library, recommend resources, or make referrals to other experts in the field. In addition, we can provide you with statistical information on domestic violence in RI, legislative and law information, and other public policy questions. Please remember that Coalition staff are not lawyers and cannot provide any legal advice. If you or someone you know is seeking information on services available in RI for victims of domestic violence, please call the Victims of Crime Helpline at 1-800-494-8100.
Lending Library Rules:
|Service||Member Agencies||General Public|
|Book Lending||Free of charge 2 week limit||Free of charge 2 week limit need photocopy of ID|
|Video Lending||Free of charge 7 day limit||Free of charge 7 day limit liable for cost of item if not returned; must sign checkout receipt acknowledging this|
|Video Previewing||Please call ahead to reserve TV/VCR||Please call ahead to reserve TV/VCR|
|Handouts and Copies||Free of charge||10¢/copy donation requested for photocopies|
|Referral Cards & Brochures||Free of charge||Free of charge|
|Information Packets||Free of charge||Free of charge|