Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse. If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)
Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
112 State Street, Room 1118
Albany, NY 12207
Hotline: (518) 447-7716 (24-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line)
Phone: Office: (518) 447-5500
Phone: Administration: (518) 447-7100
Fax: (518) 447-7102
Services are available to anyone of any age who has experienced a sexual assault or other violent crime at any time in their life, or who has been affected by someone else's assault. The Center provides information, referral services, counseling and criminal advocacy to crime victims; help in filing claims for compensation through the New York State Office of Victim Services.
The Center offers free, confidential therapy for victims of interpersonal crimes, including adult and child sexual assault, domestic violence, assault and homicide, is available Monday through Friday by appointment. Friends and family members of crime victims may also schedule therapy appointments. Therapy is offered in individual, family or group sessions.
95 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: Domestic Violence Outreach Services: 518.434.6135
All domestic violence services are confidential and free of charge. We offer: shelter; counseling; outreach; advocacy; case management; and Project Break Free transitional housing. Through our 24-hour hotline, we provide information, crisis intervention, counseling, referral, and/or shelter. The hotline is available to victims, friends, family, and other concerned individuals. Collect calls accepted.
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