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Resources for Survivors during COVID-19


Personal Safety
Tips for when staying home is not the safest option
A guide for survivors of sex trafficking during COVID-19
Know Your Rights Guide for Transgender New Yorkers Navigating COVID-19


Food and Cash Assistance
–Legal Services of NYC is offering free confidential assessments for public benefits such as cash assistance, SNAP, and Medicaid. Call (917) 661-4500
–Grab and Go Meals for all New Yorkers. Text “NYCFOOD” to 877-877. Hours: 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM for families and children; 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM for adults
–One week of free groceries for all New Yorkers at Neighborhood of Opportunity Network Nutrition Kitchens
–Call 311 to find food pantries
–For more food and cash assistance resources click HERE


Domestic Violence Shelters are open for intake. Call the 24-hour domestic violence hotline (800) 621-4673 to learn more.


The Sexual Assualt Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Program gives medical care, forensic examination, documentation, and crisis counseling to victims of sexual assault. See the list of hospitals with SAFE programs
Project Street Beat is still providing sexual and reproductive health care. Call (855) 778-2328 Monday – Friday between 9 AM to 5 PM
NYC Well offers free confidential mental health support. You can speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services
ThriveNYC has a guide to mental health services that you can use while staying at home

Resources for survivors with children, LGBTQ+ survivors, persons living with disabilities, seniors, youth, and the community at large. For these and many more resources click HERE


Información sobre recursos para sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica durante COVID-19. Oprima AQUI para la lista completa.


Seguridad Personal
Consejos si el estar en casa no es la opción más segura.
Guía para sobrevivientes de tráfico sexual durante COVID-19.
–Conoce tus derechos. Guía para Neoyorquinos transgénero que navegan el COVID-19.


Comida y Ayuda con Dinero
–Legal Services de Nueva York esta ofreciendo consultas gratis y confidenciales para beneficios puúblicos como asistencia de dinero, SNAP y Medicaid. Llame al (917) 661-4500.
–Comida para llevar para todos los Neoyorquinos. Envíe un mensaje “COMIDA” a 877-877. Horas: 7:30 aM – 11:30 AM para las familias y niños; 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM para los adultos.
–Una semana de compras de supermercado para todos los Neoyorkinos en Neighborhood of Opportunity Network Nutrition Kitchens.
–Para las despensas de comida llame al 311.


Los refugios para sobrevivientes de violencia domestica están abiertos. Llame la Línea Directa de Violencia Doméstica al (800) 621-4673 para aprender más.


El programa de examinador forense de asalto sexual (SAFE) brinda cuidado médico, examen forense y documentación, y consejería a victimas de asalto sexual. Vea la lista de hospitales con el programa SAFE.
Projecto Street Beat esta brindando cuidado médico sexual y reproductivo. Llame al (855) 778-2328 de lunes a viernes entre 9 AM y 5 PM.
NYC Well ofrece apoyo para la salud mental de manera gratis y confidencial. Puede hablar con un(a) consejero(a) por teléfono, texto, o chat para saber acerca de recursos y servicios para la salud mental y el uso de sustancias.
ThriveNYC tiene una guía para servicios de salud mental mientras estamos en casa.

Más recursos para sobrevivientes con niños, LGBTQ+, personas con discapacidades, personas mayores de 60 años, joóvenes, la comunidad y mucho más oprima AQUI.

Domestic Violence Hotline


Domestic Violence Hotline by Safe Horizon
You have the right to a safe relationship. If you would like to talk to someone please call the Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-621-4673. Help is available 24 hours a day.
If you are in immediate danger please call 911.

Tienes derecho a una relación segura. Si deseas hablar con alguien por favor llama a la línea Domestic Violence Hotline de Safe Horizone marcando al 1-800-621-4673. Habrá ayuda disponible las 24 horas del día.
Si necesitas ayuda inmediata por favor llama al 911.



NYC Family Justice Centers

Bronx: (718) 508-1220 | Brooklyn: (718) 250-5113 | Manhattan: (212) 602-2800 | Queens: (718) 575-4545 | Staten Island: (718) 697-4300
24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE (4673)
For immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, and other resources: 800-810-7444


COVID-19 Update: Effective immediately, the Family Justice Centers (FJC) are temporarily closed. During this difficult time, FJC will be there for you. Please reach out. You may be asked to leave a message, and someone will get back to you as quickly as possible, with guidance on immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, and community resources, including FJC updates. Find more information in the End Domestic & Gender-Based Violence site.

If you or someone you know is going through domestic violence or gender-based violence you can contact the Family Justice Centers from Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.
*During the weekend please contact the 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 621-4673 OR visit NYC HOPE Resource Directory*
The Family Justice Centers (FJC) will connect you to organizations that provide free and confidential assistance such as: shelter and housing, safety planning, application to public benefits, mental health and counseling services, information about job training, legal help, and childcare for children age 3+.


Los centros Family Justice Centers (FJC) la/lo conectarán con asistencia gratuita y confidencial para: albergues y vivienda, planeación en seguridad, aplicación a beneficios públicos, servicios de salud mental y consejería, entrenamiento laboral, ayuda legal, y cuidado infantil (≥3 años).
Si usted o alguien que usted conoce esta batallando con violencia doméstica o violencia de género, contacte a Family Justice Centers de lunes a viernes desde las 9 AM hasta las 5PM.
Bronx: (718) 508-1220 | Brooklyn: (718) 250-5113 | Manhattan: (212) 602-2800 | Queens: (718) 575-4545 | Staten Island: (718) 697-4300
*Durante los fines de semana contacte la Línea De  Asistencia de 24 horas Para la Violencia Doméstica (800) 621-4673 o visite el Directorio de Recursos de NYC HOPE*
Para mas información visite la página de la alcaldía de la ciudad Fin a la Violencia Doméstica y Basada en Género.



Sanctuary for Families


PO Box 1406, Wall Street Station, New York, NY 10268
(212) 349–6009

Sanctuary for Families has a legal team that can help survivors of gender violence and this can be cases of domestic violence, forced marriage, survivors for trafficking, immigrant adults and children, and any violence to a member of the LGBTQ community. Sanctuary for Families has shelters, career and technology training, and FREE legal services.
For addresses and phone numbers of the offices in the different boroughs click HERE

For more information click HERE or e-mail

Sanctuary for Families tiene un equipo de abogados que ayudan a sobrevivientes de violencia de género. Esto incluye casos de violencia doméstica, matrimonios forzados, tráfico humano, inmigración de niños y adultos y violencia hacia miembros de la comunidad LGBTQ.
Sanctuary for Families también tiene centros de refugios, programa de entrenamiento para obtener empleo, y servicios legales gratis.
Para direcciones y números de teléfono en los condados de Nueva York haz clic AQUI.


Her Justice

her_justice_logoHER JUSTICE
100 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10005
(718) 562-8181 (Thursdays from 10 am to 1 pm)


Her Justice serves New York City women living in poverty with high-stakes legal needs. 

  • Legal information, advice, and referrals
  • Brief services (for example, drafting documents required by courts)
  • Volunteer attorney representation in court free of charge

Areas HER JUSTICE cover

  • Family Court issues, including orders of protection, custody, and visitation, and child and spousal support
  • Divorce
    • Contested (litigated) divorces
    • Uncontested (non-litigated) divorces
    • Marital debt project (for divorcing clients only)
  • Immigration self-petitions, battered spouse waivers and U Non immigrant Status petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

the live Legal Help Line and speak with a legal professional on Thursdays from 10AM to 1PM at (718) 562-8181.
You can also leave a voicemail on this line and someone will return your call within 24 hours.

Urban Justice Center


Urban Justice Center
Main office
40 Rector St., 9th FL, New York, NY 10006
(646) 602-5600
The Urban Justice Center has legal services for survivors of domestic violence and their children, refugees and displaced people, homeless or street-involved LGBTQ youth, veterans, and many more people in need of legal help.
UJC has different 11 programs to serve the specific needs of the community. Their programs are:



DVP protects the rights of domestic violence survivors to allow for a self-determined and safe future.
HRP promotes recognition and implementation of the full spectrum of human rights in the United States.
MHP advocates for low-income New Yorkers living with serious mental health concerns.
PCYP provides legal representation to youth experiencing homelessness in NYC, with a focus on the needs of LGBTQ youth. Please contact us to make an appointment.
The Safety Net Project advocates for safe and secure housing and fundamental resources like food and cash assistance for underserved and marginalized communities in New York City. We combine legal services, policy advocacy, new media campaigns, and community organizing to advance the movement for economic justice.
SWP provides legal and social services, and engages in advocacy, education, research and organizing to promote and protect the human rights of sex workers and survivors of human trafficking.
Asylum Connect provides the first and only resource website and app for LGBTQ asylum. Use Asylum Connect’s free website and app to find verified safe LGBTQ-and immigrant-friendly services near you.
The Brave House is developing a community space for immigrant girls, ages 16-21, providing legal, mental health, and holistic services to survivors of gender-based violence.
CAAI advocates for the fair and equal treatment of college athletes by facilitating legal services and coordinating advocacy campaigns to combat exploitation in the multibillion-dollar college sports industry.
PoP is a solution to the violence, crime and cycle of criminal justice involvement plaguing youth ages 14 to 18 years old in the Bronx, NY.
SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGY OVERSIGHT PROJECT S.T.O.P. litigates and advocates for the privacy, fighting excessive local and state-level surveillance. Our work highlights the discriminatory impact of surveillance on Muslim Americans, immigrants, and communities of color. S.T.O.P. is one of just five organizations selected for UJCs 2019-2020 Social Justice Accelerator

For contact information click HEREVisit their website for more information by clicking HERE.

La oficina de Urban Justice Center tiene servicios legales para sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica, personas refugiadas y desplazadas, personas indigentes, jóvenes LGBTQ, veteranos y muchos más.
Para contactarlos oprima AQUI. Visite la página de internet de Urban Justice Center para más información.