The specific and primary purposes are:
Provide statewide leadership as the voice for survivors of domestic violence and the programs that serve them;
Change fundamental societal attitudes and institutions that promote, tolerate, or condone domestic violence;
Ensure that women and children have knowledge of and access to all services and opportunities endeavoring to promote these services locally
In a way that:
Respects women’s and children’s choices and cultural diversity, and
Utilizes all available levers: public policy advocacy; program capacity and delivery; community awareness and education; cooperation with associated agencies; and partnerships with communities and key stakeholders.