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Domestic Violence Hotlines

Your local hotline can provide you with information on domestic violence resources in your community. For the hotline number of your local domestic violence program, call the NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline.

NYS Hotline

1-800-942-6906, English & español/Multi-language Accessibility

Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711

In NYC: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or dial 311 TTY: 1-866-604-5350

For a listing of domestic violence hotlines by county, go to the NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence Website.

Additional New York State Resources

Other Hotlines in New York State

New York State Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-342-3720

New York State Adult Abuse Hotline 1-800-342-3009, press option 6

New York State Office for the Aging - Senior Citizens Hotline 1-800-342-9871

New York State Department of Health - Growing Up Healthy Hotline 1-800-522-5006 TTY 1-800-655-1789

Provides information about health care, nutrition and other health and human services.

Other Resources in New York State

General

New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

New York City Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Children

New York State Office for Children and Family Services For information on:

  • Child abuse;
  • Child Protective Services;
  • Finding child care;
  • Protective Services for Adults; and
  • A list of local Departments of Social Services by county.

Prevention Information Resource Center/Parent Helpline 1-800-342-7472

Criminal Justice Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) 1-888-VINE-4NY (846-3469)

National Victim Notification Network

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Financial Assistance

NYS Office of Victim Services (OVS)
  • Provides financial compensation to crime victims for certain expenses related to their victimization. Main Office, Albany: (518) 457-8727 New York City Office: (718) 923-4325 Buffalo Office: (716) 847-7992 Hotline: 1-800-247-8035

New York State Department of Labor For information on:

Health

New York State Department of Health For information on:

  • Medicare and Medicaid;
  • Family Health Plus (health insurance for adults);
  • Child Health Plus (health insurance for children);
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC);
  • Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP); and
  • Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC).

New York State HIV/AIDS Information Service 1-800-541-AIDS (2437)

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) 1-877-8HOPENY (1-877-846-7369)

National Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) TTY: 1-800-787-3224

National Sexual Assault Hotline

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474 TTY: 1-866-331-8453

Amy's Courage Fund, National Network to End Domestic Violence (formerly Doors of Hope Direct Assistance Fund) (202) 543-5566

ASISTA

  • Information for advocates and attorneys working on domestic violence and sexual assault cases involving immigration issues.

Family Violence Prevention Fund

  • Immigration and other domestic violence information.

Humane Society of the United States

  • Information on the link between animal cruelty and domestic violence.

LawHelp.org

  • Help to find legal assistance in your community.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center 1-888-373-7888

Violence Against Women Online Resources (VAWOR)

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse - (MINCAVA)

WomensLaw.org

  • State-by-state legal information and resources for domestic violence.

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Personalized Resources

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It is often hard to keep track of all of the different names, phone numbers, and places you have to remember when getting help or services. You can use the spaces below to record the contact information for the people you are working with. You can personalize this sheet in any way that is helpful to you. Some of the people and places you might want to include are:

  • Domestic Violence Program Advocate; Assistant District Attorney; Police; Courts; Attorneys - Family Court, Immigration, Divorce, etc.;
  • Hospital/Medical Clinic; and Job Centers.

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New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline 1-800-942-6906

In NYC: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or dial 311 (TTY): 1-866-604-5350

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