Domestic Violence Resources

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Whether you are ready to leave the abuser or not, the resources below have free and private help and information.

Domestic Violence Hotline
The New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline can give you information on resources in your community. Call: 1-800-942-6906, English & EspaƱol/multi-language accessibility. National Relay Service for Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711. The service is confidential and open 24 hours/7 days a week. In New York City, call 311 or 1-800-621-HOPE (4673). TDD: 1-866-604-5350.

Domestic Violence Advocates
Domestic Violence advocates can help you find a place to stay, provide emotional support, counseling and referrals, help with medical care, immigration issues, finding a job, getting public benefits, emergency transportation, orders of protection, safety planning and more. Find a Domestic Violence Organization in your county to help you.

Safety Planning
A safety plan is a personalized, practical tool that can help you prepare for and respond to dangerous situations. There is no right or wrong to develop a safety plan.

Hide Your Address
Any person can ask the court to keep their address confidential from the other person in the case. This means that your address is kept secret and not given out. New York State also has an address confidentiality program for victims that can keep your address private on all government records. Learn more about Address Confidentiality.

The Police
Call 911 if you are in immediate danger.

Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) is the New York State agency dedicated to the issue of domestic violence. This website has information and resources for domestic violence victims. Visit OPDV.

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