Electeds Protects Victims Of Domestic Violence And Sex Crimes From Harlem To The Hudson

The Senate Democratic Majority will pass legislation today that will assist victims of domestic violence and sex crimes. Continue Reading →

Council Passes Legislation Mandating Long-Term Tracking Of City’s Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts

Today the City Council unanimously passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation mandating long-term, detailed reporting from the City on domestic violence across the five boroughs, and how the City is addressing the needs of survivors. Continue Reading →

Uptown Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa On Tragic Death Of Yuberkis Paulino

A man allegedly stabbed his former girlfriend to death on Tuesday before stabbing himself and leaping to his death from her sixth-floor apartment in Washington Heights, New York. Continue Reading →

D. A. Vance Invests In Domestic Violence Intervention Program From Harlem To Houston

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the award of a $1.475 million grant to Urban Resource Institute (URI), a leading provider of domestic violence programs and services in New York City, to plan and implement an abusive partner intervention program (APIP) from Harlem To Houston. Continue Reading →

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018, so if you or someone you know has been a victim of family or partner violence, please call our hotline at 212.335.4308. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Announces Groundbreaking Initiative To Intervene In Domestic Violence

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray announced Interrupting Violence At Home, a groundbreaking citywide effort to address domestic violence through services, training, and intervention for abusive partners who are not involved in the criminal justice system. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Announces Expansion Of Mental Health Services For Domestic Violence Survivors

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Commissioner Cecile Noel of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence and NYC Health + Hospitals announced the expansion of Mental Health Teams at all five of the City’s Family Justice Centers, with one in each borough. Continue Reading →

Women’s Caucus Leads Citywide Day Of Action To Raise Domestic Violence Uptown And Around Town

On Thursday, October 19, 2017 8 AM – 9 AM, but times will vary. New York City is opening a Hurricane Service Center to assist residents of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who are relocating to New York City for short-term or long-term stays following the recent hurricanes. Continue Reading →