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Helping our Kids Build Healthy Relationships
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    This DVAM we are excited to launch "The ABCs of Healthy Relationships," interactive web-based toolkits designed to help elementary school students develop healthy relationships with their friends and classmates as building blocks for healthier relationships throughout their lives. Hear more about this new resource at the “Helping Our Kids Build Healthy Relationships” workshop for parents and caregivers on October 19.


October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Norton Life Lock

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    Survivors can now call any NYC Family Justice Center to find out if Norton 360 Deluxe can help them feel safe. Norton 360 Deluxe lets you protect Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS devices by: defending against viruses, spyware, malware, and other online threats; safeguarding online transactions; and it provides a full-powered VPN, Dark Web monitoring, Parental Control, and more.
New York State Address Confidentiality Program

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    Disclosure of a victim’s actual address can increase their risk of harm. ACP is a cost-free State program that provides a substitute address to receive first-class, registered and certified mail. ACP is one tool a victim can use in their overall plan to stay safe. Learn more
Using Restorative Approaches To Address Intimate Partner Violence

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    Explore this latest outline of pathways for developing restorative and community-based approaches to intimate partner violence in NYC outside of the legal system.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) in NYC, select Family Justice Centers (FJCs) are only open for limited, pre-scheduled appointments. Services and support for survivors remains by phone with guidance on immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, and community resources. Learn more

In-person meet and greets, tours, trainings, and workshops are temporarily suspended under further notice.

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