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

Where to Find Help

UPDATED October 7, 2011

Statewide Programs

New York

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Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

1404 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: 800-932-8589
Phone: (718) 692-1876
Fax: (718) 692-2774
Web: http://www.kayama.org
Email: info@kayama.org
Kayama is a not-for-profit organization for Jewish people that helps them obtain gitten (Jewish divorce). There is no charge for their services. They help people in all states, all countries.

Web: http://www.lawhelp.org/ny
Use this website to find organizations that provide free legal services for low and moderate-income people in New York.

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York Inc. - Farmworker Law Project
52 South Manheim Boulevard
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: 800-804-8575 (845) 256-9096
Phone: (845) 256-9096
Fax: (845) 256-0494
Web: http://www.lasmny.org/Programs/FarmWorkers.shtm
To qualify for this project, you must be a farmworker but you can live anywhere in NY State. The Farmworker Law Project provides legal assistance to migrant and seasonal farmworkers statewide. Farmworker Law Project staff travel to labor camps all across New York State, providing bilingual legal education materials and legal representation. Farmworker Law Project staff provide assistance to farmworkers and their families on important legal issues such as wage claims, workplace health and safety, substandard housing conditions, immigration matters and trafficking in persons.

New York State Adult Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (800) 942-6906 (English)
Phone: (800) 942-6908 (Spanish)
Web: http://www.opdv.ny.gov/

New York State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Information Line
Phone: (800) 342-7472

New York State Child Abuse Hotline
Phone: (800) 342-3720
Web: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/prevention/Default.asp
If you think that a child may be at risk of child abuse or neglect, contact the New York State Child Abuse Hotline (State Central Register) at 1-800-342-3720. If you believe that a child may be in immediate danger, call 911 or contact your local law enforcement.

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
119 Washington Av
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 482-5465
Phone: (800) 942-6906 (English), (800) 942-6908 (Spanish)
Fax: (518) 482-3807
Web: http://www.nyscadv.org
The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NYSCADV) provides training, support, technical assistance and advocacy to local direct service domestic violence programs across New York State.

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
28 Essex Street
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 482-4222
Fax: (518) 482-4248
Web: http://www.nyscasa.org
Email: info@nyscasa.org
NYSCASA’s member rape crisis programs provide free, confidential services including: 24/7 emergency hotline; crisis intervention; individual counseling; support groups; advocacy and accompaniment through medical, law enforcement, and court systems; information and referrals.

New York State Crime Victims Board
Phone: Main Office, Albany: 716-847-7992
Phone: New York City Office: (212) 417-5160, Buffalo Office: (716) 847-7992
Web: http://cvb.state.ny.us/
Provides financial compensation to crime victims for certain expenses related to their victimization.

New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
80 South Swan Street, 11th Floor
Room 1157
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: Phone: (518) 457-5800
Fax: (518) 457-5810
Web: http://www.opdv.ny.gov/help/index.html
To improve New York State’s response to and prevention of domestic violence with the goal of enhancing the safety of all New Yorkers in their intimate and family relationships.

New York State Senior Citizen Hotline
Phone: (800) 342-9871

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