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Domestic Violence

Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (SAVI)
For not urgent situations contact (212) 423-2140
For urgent situations call 800-621-HOPE (4673)
SAVI is a Mount Sinai program that is available for people experiencing IPV.
► Short-term counseling for survivors of rape, sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence, and intimate partner violence and support services for friends and families of survivors
► Advocacy
► Referral for psychotherapy
► Education
If you are a victim of a crime within New York State, you may be eligible to receive benefits like financial assistance to pay for medical bills, counseling expenses, burial and funeral costs, and lost wages. Visit the Office of Victim Services at to learn more.
Updated on October 22, 2021

Reporting a Crime
Local Precinct Locator:
NYC victim hotline number:
866-689-4357 | Available 7 days a week for 24 hours a day (10-15 min wait).
Depending on the type of crime you want to report you could 1) file it online or 2) visit your local precinct. See instructions below.
Reporting Crimes Online (DO NOT know who committed the crime)
Types of crimes that can be reported online
— Lost property -property which cannot be located; does not include property that you think was taken from your possession. Example: forgetting a package on the subway
— Petit larceny -property that was taken without permission valued at $1000 or less. Does not include property that was forcibly taken from you. Example: Bike being stolen in front of a store
— Criminal mischief- intentional damage to property by a person Example: Intentionally breaking a car window
— Graffiti- intentionally drawing, scratching, or etching on property. Example: spray painting a store front. If reporting graffiti, upload a picture of graffiti
Requirements to report a crime via this website
— Must be a resident of one of the 5 boroughs of NY
— Have a valid email address
— Be 18 years of age
— You are the property owner or parent/guardian/employer or property owner
— You DO NOT know who committed the crime
— The crime was not captured on video
— Item being stolen ARE NOT a cell phone or license plate
Steps to File a Report Online
— Make an NYPD Online account and then submit report
— Receive an email receipt that the crime was reported
— Report will be reviewed by NYPD
— Report number (complaint number) will be emailed to you in approximately 5 business days
— A member of the NYPD will contact you if further information is needed.
Visiting Your Local Precinct
— If you have a crime that IS NOT one that can be reported online, you must report it to your local precinct. To find your closest precinct, visit
— If you are unsure whether you are a victim of a crime or want to learn more ways you can receive help, visit: or call the NYC Crime Victim hotline at: 866-689-4357.
— If a victim of domestic violence or trauma, the NYC Victim Hotline can provide free short-term counseling.
— If in need of an order of protection for an inter-partner relationship (i.e. family, spouse, children), they can assist in getting that order from family court. If not an inter-partner situation, the order of protection would be issued from criminal court.
— The NYC Victim Hotline can also connect callers to free legal services for domestic violence victims, whether it be for divorce, support groups, or any other of their concerns.
Family Justice Centers
Safe Horizon Counseling Center
Find more information visiting
Updated on July 28, 2021

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.

Updated on July 25, 2022

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

Sanctuary_for_families-removebg-previewPO Box 1406, Wall Street Station, New York, NY 10268
(212) 349–6009

Coronavirus update: Services remain available. If you are in need of support, please call 212-349-6009 between 9 am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. A staff member will return your call if you are asked to leave a voicemail.
In an effort to protect our staff and community, many of our services are now being handled remotely and the Family Justice Centers are closed.

Sanctuary for Families has a legal team that can help survivors of gender violence and this can be cases of domestic violence, forced marriage, trafficking survivors, 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.
Locate their offices’ adressesand phone numbers in each borough.
For more information call 212-349-6009 or send an e-mail to

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. Ubica las direcciones y teléfonos en todos los condados de Nueva York.
Actualización durante el Coronavirus: Los servicios de Sanctuary for Families están disponibles. Si estás en busca de apoyo, por favor llama al 212-349-6009 entre las 9 am y 5pm, de lunes a viernes. Un miembro del equipo devolverá la llamada después de que deje un mensaje de voz.
En un esfuerzo para proteger el personal de la oficina y la comunidad, muchos de los servicios están siendo manejados remotamente mientras los centro de Family Justice están cerrados.


Her Justice

her_justice_logoHER JUSTICE
100 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10005
(212) 695-3800 (not a hotline)
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)

More Information
Visit the link “Legal Information Guides” at to help you decide when you need to go to Family or Supreme Court without an attorney. These guides can answer common questions about divorce, spousal support, orders of protection, child custody and visitation, and child support. Otherwise call (212) 695-3800.

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, entre otros.
Para contactarlos oprima AQUI. Visite la página de internet de Urban Justice Center para más información.


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