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According to the VA, women veterans are more likely to experience Intimate Partner Violence than civilian women. Compounding this issue is the recently reported rise of domestic abuse cases worldwide due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. If you are experiencing domestic abuse, please call NYC's 24-hour support hotline at 800-621-4673. Call 911 for emergencies. For additional services visit NYC Hope. New York State also operates a domestic violence hotline that you can contact at 800-942-6906.
If you are experiencing intimate partner violence and need somewhere else to live, you can also contact the VA. Call (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838). If you don’t have a phone or internet, visit your closest VA medical center. Learn more.
Emergency Financial Assistance
The Spouse Education and Career Opportunity program provides military spouses with resources to create an academic plan, search for scholarships, develop their resume, and find the right career.
For additional information regarding Military Caregiver and Survivor Support contact DVS Engagement Coordinator: