Mission & Vision
To improve New York State’s response to and prevention of domestic violence with the goal of enhancing the safety of all New Yorkers in their intimate and family relationships.
To create a State in which communities and systems are committed to supporting and promoting equality, dignity and respect so that individuals can feel safer in their intimate and family relationships.
From the Executive Director
Gwen Wright was appointed Executive Director in 2012.
About the Agency
New York State’s dedication to ending domestic violence is evidenced by the existence of a unique cabinet-level agency dedicated solely to the issue. Learn more about OPDV.