About Us

DVI, Inc., is a community-based, non-profit organization that focuses on helping adult victims of domestic violence and their children. We provide direct and indirect services to victims of domestic and sexual violence. We also provide education and advocacy which moves toward the eradication of domestic violence and sexual assault in our society.

Our History

Incorporated in 1982, DVI has continued to increase the quality of services provided for victims of domestic and sexual violence. In 1988, DVI opened the doors to its first shelter.

Our Mission

Domestic Violence Intervention, Inc., has the social responsibility to respond to the needs of those victimized by domestic violence through confidentiality, shelter, counseling, advocacy and general support services.

Our Board Members

  • Pauline Friedrich – President
  • Mike Mathews – Treasurer
  • Glenda Dockery – Secretary
  • Frank Palmer
  • Samuel Stanton

Interested in becoming a board member? Fill out our board member application:

Board Member Application

Staff Members


Karen R. Moessner, Executive Director

Domestic Violence Intervention, Inc.
PO Box 2231, Fallon, Nevada 89407
(775) 423-1313
karen@dvifallon.org


Carin Gomes, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate – Churchill County

Domestic Violence Intervention Inc.
P.O. Box 2231, Fallon, NV 89407

carin@dvifallon.org


Marilyn Newland, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate – Lyon County

Domestic Violence Intervention Inc.
P.O. Box 2231, Fallon, NV 89407

marilyn@dvifallon.org


DeAna Baker, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate – Lyon County

Domestic Violence Intervention Inc.
P.O. Box 2231, Fallon, NV 89407

(775) 217-1205

(775) 399-4521

DeAna@dvifallon.org