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Family Violence Coordinating Council "FVCC"


The Fourth Judicial District has established the Family Violence Coordinating Council (FVCC) for the purpose of addressing family violence issues.   The purpose of FVCC is to:

  • coordinate between agencies, departments and the courts on the issues of domestic violence and abuse;
  • promote effective prevention, intervention and treatment techniques; and
  • improve the response to domestic violence and abuse so as to reduce the incidents of domestic violence and promote victim safety.

-- FVCC Bylaws, adopted May 2003


The 36-member Council includes representatives from governmental and nongovernmental organizations. The Community Outreach Committee recommends candidates to the Executive Committee for approval.  Members are appointed by the chief judge of the Fourth Judicial District (Hennepin County). The 2014 co-chairs are Judge Elizabeth Cutter and Referee Patricia Moses.


FVCC meets the second Thursday of each month from 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM in the Hennepin County Government Center.  FVCC provides a calendar of educational opportunities and other events.

Annual Reports

2013 (16 pages)
2012 (20 pages)
2011 (24 pages)
2010 (26 pages)
2009 (55 pages)
2007 no report


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