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Decide whether it is safe to return home or whether you should go to a shelter or other safe place.

Have important phone numbers available to yourself and your children. Including police, 911, 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 621-4673, and friends or relatives.

Keep a copy of your TOP with you at all times. File a copy with the police precinct, children's school, babysitter, and neighbor.

Tellchild care providers and school officials the names of the people who have permission to pick up your children. Instruct them not to release the children to anyone else.

If the abuser violates the TOP call the police immediately.

Ask neighbors to call the police if they see the abuser near your home of if they hear any suspicious activity coming from your apartment.

Plan an escape route out of your home in case of an emergency and teach it to your children.

Pack a bag with important things you would need if you had to leave in a hurry and put it in a safe place. Include cash, ATM card, check book, car and house keys, important documents such as social security cards, birth certificates, driver's license, passport or green card, work permit, welfare ID, medication, police reports, a change of clothing, and a favorite toy for each child.

Considerchanging the locks to your home or apartment and getting locks for the windows. Safe Horizon, Project Safe will change your locks for free.

You should consider getting an unlisted telephone number and use an answering machine or caller ID to screen your calls.

Change your regular travel habits and shop and bank at different places.


Domestic Violence Referrals by County:

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Bronx County


EMERGENCY HOTLINE:

Safe Horizon 24-Hour Hotline (1-800-621-HOPE). 24 hour domestic violence hotline provides counseling, safety planning services and referrals to domestic violence shelters.

THE FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER:
New York City Family Justice Center - Bronx County
198 East 161st Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201

The Family Justice Center (FJC) will allow victims of domestic violence to access comprehensive services more easily by placing dedicated domestic violence prosecutors and service providers in the same location.

The center is one of 15 models created nationally to establish best practices and reduce domestic violence in the United States.


COUNSELING, SUPPORT GROUPS AND SPECIAL SERVICES:

BARRIER FREE LIVING
Provides domestic violence services for persons with disabilities in Spanish, English and American Sign language.
270 East 2nd Avenue
212-533-4358

BRONX AIDS SERVICES
Legal advocacy and representation for lesbian gay transgendered and bisexual victims of domestic violence.
2633 Webster Avenue
718-295-5690

BRONX INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES
Group counseling for disabled victims of domestic violence. Housing, entitlements, and social service advocacy, crisis intervention, information & referral. American Sign Language, English, Spanish. Wheelchair accessible.
325 Decatur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467
718-515-2800; TDD/TTY: 718-515-2803

BRONX WOMEN AGAINST RAPE (BxWAR)
Crisis intervention counseling in the emergency rooms of Montefiore and North Central Bronx Hospitals.
Bedford Park Multi Services Center
3025 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10468
718-365-3725

CENTER FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE IN THE FAMILY, INC.
Operates programs for battered women and their children, including 90 day shelter and day care program serving children who have witnessed or experienced domestic violence.
P.O. Box 200279, Brooklyn, NY 11220
718-439-7281

CARIBBEAN WOMEN'S HEALTH ASSOCIATION Crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, immigration. English, Spanish, Creole.
718-826-2945

CENTER FOR IMMIGRANT'S RIGHTS
Provides information and assistance for immigrants, including domestic violence services, English , Spanish, Chinese, Greek and Polish.
212-505-6890

CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU
Counseling, assistance in obtaining orders of protection, shelter referral, housing transfers, lock change, and advocacy. English, Garifuna.
632 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10455
718-585-4619; 24 HOUR HOTLINE: 718-585-5288

COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
General referral hotline; resources outside of NYC.
English: 1-800-942-6906; Spanish: 1-800-942-6908

CRIME VICTIMS TREATMENT CENTER
Medical care and crisis intervention to survivors of sexual assault. Referrals, legal advocacy, assistance with entitlements and crime victim compensation.
St. Luke's / Roosevelt Hospital Center
411 W. 114 Street, #6D, New York, NY 10025
212-523-4728

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COORDINATION AND TRAINING
Advocacy, outreach, community education, advocacy and referral for victims of domestic violence in the Bronx. 718-931-2600

EDENWALD-GUN HILL NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
Provides referrals for battered women.
1150 E. 229th Street, Bronx, NY 10466
718-652-2232

FORDHAM-TREMONT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
Crisis program providing counseling to victims of violent crimes; batterer's treatment program. Children 5 + and adults. English, Spanish.
Family Violence Crisis Center
2021 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10453
718-960-0395

GAY & LESBIAN ANTI-VIOLENCE PROJECT
Provides domestic violence services in same-sex relationships in English and Spanish.
212-714-1141

HAITIAN CENTERS COUNCIL
Provides domestic violence counseling and support services in Creole and English.
718-855-7275

JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER
Domestic violence training & intervention. 1400 Pelham Parkway, Bronx, NY 10461
718-918-5000

JEWISH BOARD OF FAMILY AND CHILDREN SERVICES
Women's group counseling; men's group (court-ordered); shelters, advocacy and referral services. English, Spanish, Hebrew, Russian.
120 W. 57th St, New York, NY 10019    |   750 Astor Avenue, Bronx NY 10467
212-582-9100                                             718-882-5000

J.W. Beatman-Riverdale Office
718-549-6900

FAMILY VIOLENCE HOTLINE SERVICE
Information about services, referrals, links with community programs.
718-237-1337

SAFE HORIZON, KINGSBRIDGE COMMUNITY OFFICE
Short term counseling for victims of dv and violent crime; emergency housing transfers; lock repair; restitution, document replacement. Services for batterer's and children. English, Spanish.
Family Violence Prevention Program
2530 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458
718-933-1000

KOREAN AMERICAN FAMILY SERVICE CENTER
Services for Korean families affected by domestic violence including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, interpretation, referral.
P.O. Box 20202, New York, NY 10001
24 Hour Hotline: 718-460-3800

NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
Services for youth and families.
601 Tremont, Bronx, NY 10456.
718-299-2340

NEW YORK ASIAN WOMEN'S CENTER
Crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy for Asian women and children. Outreach to the Asian community. English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Tagalog, Vietnamese.
39 Bowery, Box 375, New York, NY 10002
24 Hour Hotline: 212-732-5230

NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR NEW AMERICANS
Provides specialized services for immigrants, including domestic violence assistance, in English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Albanian, Chinese and other languages by arrangement.
888-242-5838

NY STATE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Statewide 24-hour domestic violence hotline.
518-432-4864

SAKHI FOR SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN
Services for South Asian women, crisis intervention, legal advocacy, and referrals. English, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu.
P.O. Box 20208, Greeley Ave Station, NY, NY 10001
212-868-6741

SANCTUARY FOR FAMILIES, INC.
Shelter. Non-residential services: counseling, advocacy, referrals. Support groups for children; legal services. Women and children only. English, Spanish.
718-993-5990

NEW START BATTERERS INTERVENTION
Batterer's treatment program.
244 5th Avenue, Suite 2178, New York, NY 10001
212-252-2298

PUERTO RICAN FAMILY PREVENTION SERVICES
Batterer's treatment program.
4123 3rd Avenue, Bronx, NY
718-299-3045

STEPS Alternatives to Incarceration
Advocacy and support for battered women involved in the criminal justice system. Programs for adolescent male batterers.
280 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY
212-662-7914

ST. RITA'S CENTER
Services for refugees and domestic violence victims include counseling and advocacy. English, Russian, Cambodian, Vietnamese and Spanish.
2342 Andrews Ave., Bronx, NY 10468
718-295-8175

URBAN JUSTICE CENTER
Advocacy for victims of domestic violence, particularly regarding police issues.
666 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012
212-533-0540

SAFE HORIZON
Short term counseling and advocacy and a support groups for domestic violence victims. English, Spanish. Wheelchair accessible.
1460 Washington Avenue, 1-G, Bronx, NY
718-538-9382 (Claremont Community office);
718-584-5307 (Kingsbridge Community Office)

Bronx Family Connections
Counseling, advocacy and services for families to avoid placement of their children in foster care. Parenting classes also offered.
1180 Rev. James Polite Ave., Room 211, Bronx, NY
718-842-6660 Counseling, advocacy and services for families to avoid placement of their children in foster care. Parenting classes also offered.

Alternatives to Violence
Educational and anger management groups for perpetrators of domestic violence in English and Spanish.
212-577-8236

VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAM
Shelters with social services for women and children. Non residential crisis intervention counseling and support.
Hotline: 1-800-664-5880;
Main Office: 1-212-410-9080


LEGAL SERVICES:


BREAK THE CYCLE
Serves individuals aged 22 and under seeking orders of protection and related Family Court matters.
1-800-214-4150

BRONX COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
Referral to attorney who will charge a fee.
718-293-5600

BRONX LEGAL SERVICES
Representation in family law matters.
369 East 148th St. Bx, NY 10455
718-928-3700
Hotline: 718-585-6003 (2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m)

THE LEGAL AID SOCIETY, BRONX NEIGHBORHOOD OFFICE
Representation in family, matrimonial housing and public assistance matters. No abuse or neglect proceedings. English, Spanish, other languages as needed.
953 Southern Blvd., 4th Floor, Bronx, New York
718-991-4600

SANCTUARY FOR FAMILIES, CENTER FOR BATTERED WOMEN'S LEGAL SERVICES
Representation in family, matrimonial and immigration cases involving domestic violence.
212-349-6009; 718-993-5990

CENTER FOR IMMIGRANTS RIGHTS
Counseling and referral on immigration issues. English, Chinese, Spanish.
48 St. Mark's Place, New York, NY 10003
212-505-6890

ROBERT B. MCKAY
COMMUNITY OUTREACH LAW PROGRAM
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Attorneys prepare waiver applications for battered women applying for permanent residence.
212-382-6629

Shield Program - Matrimonial and Family Law
212-626-7383 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

CHILD SUPPORT/ SCU SERVICES IV-D Unit
Provides assistance in child support.
900 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx, NY
718-590-3431

EMPOWERMENT PROJECT, THE URBAN JUSTICE CENTER
666 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012
212-533-0540

HOSTOS WOMEN AND IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS CENTER
Legal counseling, therapy, advocacy and referrals for low income residents of the Bronx or undocumented residents city-wide. English, Spanish. Wheelchair accessible.
475 Grand Concourse, Room A159, Bronx, NY
718-518-4312; 718-518-4311

InMotion, Inc.
Referral for pro bono representation in matrimonial and family law matters.
2432 Grand Concourse, Ste. 506 Bronx, NY
718-562-8181; 212-695-3800

NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP
Representation in family, matrimonial, immigration and public benefits areas.
130 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
212-750-0800

Safe Horizon DV LAW PROJECT
Representation in family law cases involving domestic violence. 346 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
212-577-3220

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Kings County (Brooklyn)


EMERGENCY HOTLINE:

Safe Horizon 24-Hour Hotline (1-800-621-HOPE). 24 hour domestic violence hotline provides counseling, safety planning services and referrals to domestic violence shelters.

THE FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER:
New York City Family Justice Center - Kings County
350 Jay Street, 15th Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201

The Family Justice Center (FJC) will allow victims of domestic violence to access comprehensive services more easily by placing dedicated domestic violence prosecutors and service providers in the same location.

The center is one of 15 models created nationally to establish best practices and reduce domestic violence in the United States.


COUNSELING, SUPPORT GROUPS AND SPECIAL SERVICES:

Arab American Family Support Network: Provides domestic violence counseling in Arabic and English.
718-643-8000

Barrier Free Living:
Provides domestic violence services for persons with disabilities in Spanish, English and American Sign language.
212-533-4358

Catholic Social Action:
The Diocese of Brooklyn provides advocacy and counseling services.
718-722-6115

Caribbean Women's Health Association:
Crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, immigration. English, Spanish, Creole.
718-826-2945

Center Against Domestic Violence:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in Spanish, Creole and English.
718-254-9134

Center for Immigrant's Rights:
Provides information and assistance for immigrants, including domestic violence services, English , Spanish, Chinese, Greek and Polish.
212-505-6890

Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project:
Provides domestic violence services in same-sex relationships in English and Spanish.
212-714-1141

Haitian Centers Council:
Provides domestic violence counseling and support services in Creole and English.
718-855-7275

Haitian Women's Program:
Provides domestic violence counseling, information and referrals in Creole and English.
718-399-0200

Help Roads:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in English and Spanish.
718-922-7980

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services:
Provides counseling, including domestic violence services, for adults and children in English, Russian, Yiddish and Hebrew.
718-676-4210; 718-435-5700

Korean American Family Services Center 24 Hour Hotline:
Provides domestic violence and counseling services in Korean and English.
212-460-3800

New York Asian Women's Center:
1 Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean. Other Asian languages by arrangement.
-888-888-7702; 212-732-5230

New York Association for New Americans:
Provides specialized services for immigrants, including domestic violence assistance, in English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Albanian, Chinese and other languages by arrangement.
1-888-242-5838

North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence:
Provides counseling, support and domestic violence services in English and Spanish.
718-302-4073

Park Slope Safe Homes Project:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in English, Spanish and Arabic.
718-499-2151

SAKHI for South Asian Women:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in English and South Asian languages.
212-868-6741

Sanctuary for Families:
Provides counseling and full range of domestic violence services for adults and children in English and Spanish.
212-349-6009

CAMBA Stop the Violence:
Provides domestic violence referrals, counseling, advocacy in English, Creole and Spanish.
718-826-2223

Safe Horizon
Provides domestic violence counseling and support in English and Spanish.
718-834-7440-(Family Court - Room 573)
718-827-4700-(Community Office)
718-834-7476-(Criminal Court).

Safe Horizon Alternatives to Violence Program:
Provides educational groups in English and Spanish for perpetrators of domestic violence.
718-834-7471

STEPS:
Alternatives to Incarceration provides legal advocacy and support to women involved in the criminal justice system. Programs for adolescent male batterers.
212-662-7914

Violence Intervention Program:
Shelters with social services for women and children. Non-residential crisis intervention, counseling and support.
1-800-664-5880 (Hotline)
1-212-410-9080 (main office)


LEGAL SERVICES:


Break the Cycle:
Serves individuals aged 22 and under seeking orders of protection and related Family Court matters.
1-800-214-4150

Brooklyn Bar Association - Volunteer Lawyer's Project
Volunteer attorneys provide representation for limited income individuals in matters involving orders of protection, custody, visitation and support.
718-624-3894
Battered Women's Legal Helpline: 718-624-7700

Brooklyn Legal Aid Society, Family Law Unit:
Intake by appointment. Legal representation provided in contested and uncontested divorces, custody, visitation, orders of protection, adoption and other related family law issues.
718-722-3100

Brooklyn Legal Services Corp B, Family Law Unit:
Provides legal advice and representation to domestic violence victims who live in Brooklyn in custody, orders of protection, visitation, child protective, matrimonial and child support cases.
718-237-5563 (hotline Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00-1:00); 718-237-5500.

Brooklyn Legal Services Corp.:
Legal representation to domestic violence victims in North and East Bklyn on custody, visitation, orders of protection, foster care, HIV/AIDS, housing and public benefits.
718-487-2300

Kings County District Attorney Domestic Violence Bureau:
Prosecutes domestic violence cases in Criminal Court in Brooklyn. Counseling services available at 718-250-3820.
718-250-3300.

InMotion, Inc.:
Referral for pro bono representation in matrimonial and family law matters.
212-695-3800

New York Legal Assistance Group:
Provides representation and consultation in family law matters including orders of protection, custody, visitation and support orders and uncontested and contested divorces.
212-750-0800

Sanctuary for Families/Center for Battered Women's Legal Services:
Provides advocacy, information and legal representation in orders of protection, custody, visitation, immigration and divorce in domestic violence cases.
212-349-6009

Urban Justice Center:
Provides advocacy in domestic violence matters where help is needed to obtain police protection.
212-533-0540

Safe Horizon - Domestic Violence Law Project:
The Law Project provides direct representation, advocacy and referrals to domestic violence victims seeking orders of protection, custody, child support, and divorce, and works with other Safe Horizon programs to assist with housing transfers, immigration, criminal advocacy and counseling.
212-577-3220

ROBERT B. MCKAY
COMMUNITY OUTREACH LAW PROGRAM
Attorneys prepare waiver applications for battered women applying for permanent residence.
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
42 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
212-382-6629

Shield Program - Matrimonial and Family Law
212-626-7383 (Monday - Friday; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

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New York County (Manhattan)


EMERGENCY HOTLINE:

Safe Horizon 24-Hour Hotline
1-800-621-HOPE.


COUNSELING, SUPPORT GROUPS AND SPECIAL SERVICES:

Barrier Free Living:
Provides domestic violence services for persons with disabilities in Spanish, English and American Sign language.
212-533-4358

Center for Immigrant's Rights:
Provides information and assistance for immigrants, including domestic violence services, English , Spanish, Chinese, Greek and Polish.
212-505-6890

Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project:
Provides domestic violence services in same-sex relationships in English and Spanish.
212-714-1141

Henry Street Shelter:
Provides shelter, counseling and assistance to victims of domestic violence.
212-475-6400.

Korean American Family Services Center:
Provides domestic violence and counseling services in Korean and English.
212-539-7682; 24 hour hotline: 718-460-3800

New York Asian Women's Center:
Provides domestic violence service for adults and children in Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean. Other Asian languages by arrangement.
1-888-888-7702; 212-732-5230.

New York Association for New Americans:
Provides specialized services for immigrants, including domestic violence assistance, in English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Albanian, Chinese and other languages by arrangement.
1-888-242-5838

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corp.:
Provides bilingual social services for victims of domestic violence.
212-822-8300

SAKHI for South Asian Women:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in English and South Asian languages.
212-868-6741

Sanctuary for Families:
Provides counseling and full range of domestic violence services for adults and children in English and Spanish.
212-349-6009

Safe Horizon
Provides domestic violence counseling and support in English and Spanish.
212-577-1272-(Family Court)
212-577-7700-(Community Office)
212-374-5880-(Criminal Court).

Urban Women's Retreat:
Provides shelter, counseling and assistance to victims of domestic violence.
212-690-6490

STEPS:
Alternatives to Incarceration provides legal advocacy and support to women involved in the criminal justice system. Programs for adolescent male batterers.
212-662-7914

Violence Intervention Program:
Shelters with social services for women and children. Non-residential crisis intervention, counseling and support.
1-800-664-5880 (Hotline) | 1-212-410-9080 (main office)


LEGAL SERVICES:

Break the Cycle:
Serves individuals aged 22 and under seeking orders of protection and related Family Court matters.
1-800-214-4150

Harlem Legal Services Family Law Unit:
Intake by appointment. Provides legal advice and representation to domestic violence victims who live in West Harlem vicinity.
212-348-7449

Legal Aid Society, Harlem Neighborhood Office
Intake by appointment. Legal representation and advice provided in matrimonial, custody, visitation, orders of protection, child support and other related family law issues.
Domestic Violence Project: 212-360-4700

InMotion, Inc.:
Referral for pro bono representation in matrimonial and family law matters.
212-695-3800

New York Legal Assistance Group:
Provides representation and consultation in family law matters including orders of protection, custody, visitation and support orders and uncontested and contested divorces.
212-750-0800

ROBERT B. MCKAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH LAW PROGRAM
Attorneys prepare waiver applications for battered women applying for permanent residence.
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
42 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
212-382-6629

Shield Program - Matrimonial and Family Law.
212-626-7383 (Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Law Project:
The Law Project provides direct representation, advocacy and referrals to domestic violence victims seeking orders of protection, custody, child support, and divorce, and works with other Safe Horizon programs to assist with housing transfers, immigration, criminal advocacy and counseling.
212-577-3220

Sanctuary for Families/Center for Battered Women's Legal Services:
Provides advocacy, information and legal representation in orders of protection, custody, visitation, immigration and divorce in domestic violence cases.
212-349-6009

Urban Justice Center:
Provides advocacy in domestic violence matters where help is needed to obtain police protection.
212-533-0540

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corp.:
Provides bilingual legal services for domestic violence victims living in the following zip codes: 10033, 10034, 10040 and 10032. Services include family offense, custody/visitation, child support, immigration and public benefits.
212-822-8300

New York County District Attorneys Office:
Prosecutes domestic violence and child abuse cases.
212-335-4300

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Queens County


EMERGENCY HOTLINE:

Safe Horizon 24-Hour Hotline
24 hour domestic violence hotline provides counseling, safety planning services and referrals to domestic violence shelters.
1-800-621-HOPE.

THE FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER:
New York City Family Justice Center - Queens County
126-02 82nd Avenue
Kew Gardens, New York 11415

The Family Justice Center (FJC) provides information and services for domestic violence victims in one location. Clients may walk in and choose which services they want, services are free and available to all victims regardless of sex, age, nationality, religion, or sexual orientation. Language interpretation is also available.


COUNSELING, SUPPORT GROUPS AND SPECIAL SERVICES:

Alternatives to Violence:
Educational and anger management groups for perpetrators of domestic violence in English and Spanish.
347-328-8083

Barrier Free Living:
Provides domestic violence services for persons with disabilities in Spanish, English and American Sign language.
212-533-4358

Center for Children and Families, Inc.:
Provides full range of domestic violence services for adults and children.
718-526-2400

Corona/Elmhurst Guidance Center:
Provides counseling to domestic violence victims in English and Spanish.
718-779-1600

Family Consultation Service:
Provides preventive services to domestic violence victims in English, Spanish, Haitian and Creole.
718-776-2333

FEGS Mental Health Clinic:
Provides counseling to children, adolescents and adults in English, Russian and Spanish.
718-896-9090

H.A.N.A.C. Crime Victims Services:
Provides support services to crime victims in English, Greek and Spanish.
718-728-3899

GAY & LESBIAN ANTI-VIOLENCE PROJECT:
Provides domestic violence services in same-sex relationships in English and Spanish.
212-714-1141

HAITIAN CENTERS COUNCIL:
Provides domestic violence counseling and support services in Creole and English.
718-855-7275

Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA):
Provides counseling, support services and legal representation to elder abuse victims.
718-286-1500

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services:
Provides counseling, including domestic violence services, for adults and children in English, Russian, Yiddish and Hebrew.
718-676-4210; 718-435-5700

NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR NEW AMERICANS:
Provides specialized services for immigrants, including domestic violence assistance, in English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Albanian, Chinese and other languages by arrangement.
1-888-242-5838

NEW YORK STATE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
79 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
518-432-4864 (24 hour domestic violence hotline).

Puerto Rican Family Institute:
Provides home-based crisis intervention to domestic violence victims.
212-924-6320

STEPS to End Family Violence:
Provides support services to battered women who are involved in the criminal justice system. Programs for adolescent male batterers.
212-410-4200

Samuel Field YM & YWHA:
Partner abuse counseling services.
718-225-6750

Queens Child Guidance Center, Inc.:
Provides support services to children and families of domestic violence.
718-539-5345; 718-539-2500

Queens Women's Center:
Provides advocacy and support services to domestic violence victims in English, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Chinese and Russian.
718-793-0672; 718-352-7225

Queens Rape Counseling Center:
Provides counseling and support services to victims of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence in English, Spanish and Hebrew.
718-263-2013

SAKHI for South Asian Women:
Provides domestic violence advocacy and counseling services, crisis intervention, for adults and children in English, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu.
212-868-6741

Center for Immigrant's Rights:
Provides information and assistance for immigrants, including domestic violence services, English , Spanish, Chinese, Greek and Polish.
212-505-6890

Korean American Family Services Center:
Provides domestic violence and counseling services in Korean and English.
718-460-3800 (24 Hour Hotline)

New York Asian Women's Center:
Provides domestic violence counseling for adults and children in Cantonese, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Malay and Korean. Other Asian languages by arrangement.
1-888-888-7702 (24 Hour Hotline); 212-732-5230

Safe Horizon:
Provides domestic violence counseling and support services in English and Spanish. Additional languages including Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati and Korean spoken at Jackson Heights Office.
718-262-0202 - Family Court Reception
718-286-6792 - Criminal Court Reception
718-899-1233 - Jamaica Community Office
718-291-2555 - Jackson Heights Community Office

Violence Intervention Program:
Shelters with social services for women and children. Non-residential crisis intervention, counseling and support.
1-800-664-5880 (Hotline); 1-212-410-9080 (main office)


LEGAL SERVICES:

Break the Cycle:
Serves individuals aged 22 and under seeking orders of protection and related Family Court matters.
1-800-214-4150

FAMILY LAWYER FOUNDATION:
Provides advocacy information and legal representation in family law matters.
718-533-1757

Main Street Legal Services/CUNY Law School Battered Women's Clinic:
Law students and attorneys provide legal representation to domestic violence victims.
718-340-4300

Queens County Bar Association:
Provides legal referrals to private attorneys.
718-291-4500

Queens County District Attorney Domestic Violence Unit & Special Victims Bureau:
Prosecutes domestic violence, sex abuse and child abuse cases.
718-286-2900

Queens Legal Aid Society:
Provides direct representation and advice to domestic violence victims in orders of protection, custody, visitation, divorce, immigration, housing and public assistance.
718-286-2450

Queens Legal Services Corporation Domestic Violence Law & Advocacy Project:
Provides direct representation to battered women in divorce, orders of protection, custody and related family law proceedings.
718-657-3133 (hotline); 718-657-8611

Sanctuary for Families/Center for Battered Women's Legal Services:
Provides advocacy, information and legal representation in orders of protection, custody, visitation, immigration and divorce in domestic violence cases.
212-349-6009

InMotion, Inc.:
Referral for pro bono representation in matrimonial and family law matters.
>212-695-3800.

New York Legal Assistance Group:
Provides representation and consultation in family law and matrimonial matters including orders of protection, custody, visitation and support orders and divorces.
212-750-0800.

Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence Law Project:
Provides direct representation, advocacy and referrals to domestic violence victims seeking orders of protection, custody, child support, and divorce.
212-577-3220.

New York Association for New Americans
Provides specialized services for immigrants, including domestic violence assistance, in English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Albanian, Chinese and other languages by arrangement.
1-888-242-5838.

ROBERT B. MCKAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH LAW PROGRAM
Volunteer attorneys prepare waiver applications for battered women applying for permanent residence.
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
212-382-6629

Shield Program -Matrimonial and family law.
212-626-7383 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

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Richmond County (Staten Island)


EMERGENCY HOTLINE:

Safe Horizon 24-Hour Hotline
24 hour domestic violence hotline provides domestic violence counseling, safety planning services and referrals to domestic violence shelters.
1-800-621-HOPE.


COUNSELING, SUPPORT GROUPS AND SPECIAL SERVICES:

Arab American Family Support Network:
Provides domestic violence counseling in Arabic and English.
718-643-8000.

Barrier Free Living:
Provides domestic violence services for persons with disabilities in Spanish, English and American Sign language.
212-533-4358.

Center for Immigrant's Rights:
Provides information and assistance for immigrants, including domestic violence services, English , Spanish, Chinese, Greek and Polish.
212-505-6890.

Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project:
Provides domestic violence services in same-sex relationships in English and Spanish.
212-714-1141.

Haitian Centers Council:
Provides domestic violence counseling and support services in Creole and English.
718-855-7275.

Haitian Women's Program:
Provides domestic violence counseling, information and referrals in Creole and English.
718-399-0200.

Housing Projects and Park Hill Houses:
Domestic Violence Unit - police assistance in transfers, short-term counseling, referrals and arrests.
718-390-0251

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
Provides counseling, including domestic violence services, for adults and children in English, Russian, Yiddish and Hebrew.
S.I. Madeline Borg Community Services Office
718-761-9800.

Korean American Family Services Center
Provides domestic violence and counseling services in Korean and English.
718-460-3800 (24 Hour Hotline ).

New York Asian Women's Center:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean. Other Asian languages by arrangement.
1-888-888-7702; 212-732-5230.

New York Association for New Americans:
Provides specialized services for immigrants, including domestic violence assistance, in English, Spanish, Hindi, Russian, Albanian, Chinese and other languages by arrangement.
1-888-242-5838.

SAKHI for South Asian Women:
Provides domestic violence services for adults and children in English and South Asian languages.
212-868-6741.

Sanctuary for Families:
Provides counseling and full range of domestic violence services for adults and children in English and Spanish.
212-349-6009.

Safe Horizon:
Provides domestic violence counseling and support in English and Spanish.
Family Court 130 Stuyvesant Place, 5th Floor -- 718-447-3820
Community Office, 358 St. Mark's Place -- 718-448-3118
Criminal Court, 67 Targee St. Room B-12 -- 718-727-7555.

Seaman's Society for Children and Families: Domestic Violence Program:
Provides individual counseling and support groups, advocacy and referral assistance, education and outreach.
25 Hyatt Street
718-447-7740

STEPS:
Alternatives to Incarceration provides legal advocacy and support to women involved in the criminal justice system.
212-662-7914

Violence Intervention Program:
Shelters with social services for women and children. Non-residential crisis intervention, counseling and support.
1-800-664-5880 (Hotline); 1-212-410-9080 (main office)


LEGAL SERVICES:

Break the Cycle:
Serves individuals aged 22 and under seeking orders of protection and related Family Court matters.
1-800-214-4150

Legal Aid Society Staten Island Neighborhood Office
Legal representation provided in contested and uncontested divorces, custody, visitation, orders of protection, adoption and other related family law issues.
Intake by appointment: 718-273-6677.

Richmond County District Attorney -- Domestic Violence Bureau:
Prosecutes domestic violence cases in Criminal Court in Staten Island.
718-556-7124.

InMotion, Inc.:
Referral for pro bono representation in matrimonial and family law matters.
212-695-3800.

New York Legal Assistance Group:
Provides representation and consultation in family law matters including orders of protection, custody, visitation and support orders and uncontested and contested divorces.
212-750-0800.

ROBERT B. MCKAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH LAW PROGRAM
Attorneys prepare waiver applications for battered women applying for permanent residence.
c/o Association of the Bar of the City of New York
212-382-6629

Shield Program -Matrimonial and Family Law
212-626-7383 (Monday to Friday, 9:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Sanctuary for Families/Center for Battered Women's Legal Services:
Provides advocacy, information and legal representation in orders of protection, custody, visitation, immigration and divorce in domestic violence cases.
212-349-6009.

Urban Justice Center
Provides advocacy in domestic violence matters where help is needed to obtain police protection.
212-533-0540.

Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Law Project:
The Law Project provides direct representation, advocacy and referrals to domestic violence victims seeking orders of protection, custody, child support, and divorce, and works with other Safe Horizon programs to assist with housing transfers, immigration, criminal advocacy and counseling.
212-577-3220.

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