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EVOLV – Hospital-Based Violence Intervention

We are here to empower victims of lived violence.

Empowering Victims of Lived Violence

EVOLV (Empowering Victims of Lived Violence) is a hospital-based violence intervention program (HVIP) at ChristianaCare. EVOLV takes a trauma-informed approach to assist patients treated in the Trauma Department or Emergency Department.

Engage with patients in the path to healing from a traumatic injury.

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Engage with patients in the path to healing from a traumatic injury.

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Engage with patients in the path to healing from a traumatic injury.

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The EVOLV team includes advocates who will help navigate the path to physical and emotional healing.

For Patients

The EVOLV Team can:

  • Schedule appointments and be with you for medical and non-medical appointments.
  • Help you make changes in desired areas of your life.
  • Visit you and be someone to talk with who understands your experience.
  • Check on you when you are at home while working on goals.
Eligibility:
  • 13 years of age or older
  • Resident of New Castle County
  • Gunshot wound (GSW)
  • Stabbing wounds
  • Violent blunt assault from altercation
Referrals:
  • ChristianaCare providers should complete a Vocera template referral request for EVOLV-HVIP CHW Referral.
  • You will be contacted within 2 days.

Patients can email the EVOLV team or call 302-428-6586.

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