Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence Resources

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Sanctuary For Families
Sanctuary for Families provides a variety of services to victims of domestic violence, ranging from advice and counseling through its hotline to shelter and job training programs.

Hotline: (212) 349–6009

CONNECT’s Legal Advocacy Program provides victims of domestic assault with legal advice that enables them to reach out to law enforcement, and helps them to receive social services. Additionally, CONNECT operates workshops and other programs to help victims of domestic violence get back on their feet.

Legal Advocacy Helpline: (212) 683-0605; Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 5 pm

The New York Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
AVP provides support to LGBTQH victims of domestic violence through their 24-hour hotline and a range of other available resources including legal advice, counseling and support groups among others.

Hotline: (212) 714-1141

Violence Intervention Program
The Violence Intervention Program operates a 24-7 English/Spanish hotline for victims of domestic violence and offers residential and non-residential programs to help victims get back on their feet afterwards.

Phone: (800) 664-5880

The City Bar Justice Center
The City Bar Justice Center provides a free legal hotline and website to help low-income new Yorkers who cannot afford legal representation best navigate their legal options on issues including, but not limited to, domestic violence.

Phone: (212) 626-7383
(Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm)

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services
GEMS is an organization that helps women who have been exploited in the commercial sex industry or have been victims of domestic sex trafficking to exit the industry and start better lives, by providing access to healthcare, legal aid and education.

New York City Resources
The New York City Domestic Violence Hotline provides safety planning, referrals, and connections to emergency housing for victims of domestic violence. You can contact the Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 621-HOPE or (800) 621-4673.

New York State Resources 
New York State Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline (English & español/Multi-language accessibility): 1-800-942-6906 or 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Resources and help can be found by calling 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

National Deaf Hotline
Videophone 9am-5pm M-F 1-855-812-1001 or