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Women & Domestic Violence

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.


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.


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