Services are available to domestic violence victims throughout the five boroughs. Domestic violence occurs in families of all races, cultures, religions, and income levels. Assistance is available to both male and female victims and to victims in same-sex relationships. No matter what your immigration status is, if someone is abusing you, help is available.
The New York City Domestic Violence Hotline provides safety planning, referrals, and connections to emergency housing for victims of domestic violence. You can contact the Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 621-HOPE or (800) 621-4673.
New York City Family Justice Centers provide one-stop locations for victims to receive services. Services include emergency shelter and permanent housing, orders of protection, financial assistance, counseling, health care, civil legal assistance, self-sufficiency, and filing police reports.
If you are in danger or have been hurt by your partner, call 911 immediately.