Domestic Violence Support Services

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domestic_violence_300x300New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) – Department of Social Services

NYC 24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-621-HOPE

The Office of Domestic Violence (ODV) provides temporary housing, emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their children. All programs provide a safe environment as well as counseling, advocacy and referral services.

Domestic violence and abuse can include your partner:

  • Hitting, slapping, kicking or using any other kind of physical violence against you
  • Forcing you to have sex when you don’t want to, or to do sexual things you don’t want to do.
  • Threatening to hurt you, your children, or someone else you care about
  • Constantly insulting and criticizing you
  • Stalking, obsessively checking up on or otherwise trying to control your behavior

If you or someone you know is experiencing this kind of behavior from a partner, please call New York City’s 24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline:

For more immediate assistance with Domestic Violence, go to 311 Online or NYC 24-Hour Hotline at 1-800-621-4673.

(Spanish speakers are available)

Hearing Impaired 24-Hour Hotline: TDD: 1-800-810-7444

Locations of the New York City Family Justice Centers:

  • BRONX: 198 East 161th Street, 718-508-1220
  • BROOKLYN: 350 Jay Street, 718-250-5113
  • MANHATTAN: 80 Centre Street, 212-602-2800
  • QUEENS: 126-02 82nd Avenue, 718-575-4545
  • STATEN ISLAND: E-mail for help You also can call the City’s 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-621-4673, for immediate assistance. Please call 911 in emergencies. ‘Learn more at
  • NYC Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, 212-714-1141
  • Barrier-Free Living (Disabled Clients), 212-533-4358

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