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24 hour Intimate Partner Violence Hotlines

New York City Domestic Violence Hotline
800-621-4673
866-604-5350 (TTY)

Website: www.safehorizon.org
24-Hour Hotline confidential hotline provide one-on-one support including: crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance with finding shelter and information about resources.  Assistance offered in any language.

New York State Domestic Violence Hotline
English: 800-942-6906 (voice), 800-818-0656 (TTY)                                                
Website: http://www.opdv.ny.gov/help/dvhotlines.html
24-hour confidential domestic violence hotline for crisis help, safety planning, emotional support,  and help finding resources in your area including safe shelter, advocacy, counseling, and legal assistance with multi-language accessibility.  

National Domestic Violence Deaf Hotline                                                                        
800-787-3224 (TTY)                                                                                                       
Video Phone at 1-855-812-1001-Monday to Friday 9AM—5PM PST                                     
Email:  deafhelp@thehotline.org
Website: http://www.thehotline.org/help/deaf-services/
The Hotline connects Deaf survivors to advocates that are available to respond through email, instant messenger, and video phone to those callers seeking help

Violence Intervention Program
800-664-5880
Website:Violence Intervention Program, Inc.:
Bi-lingual English/Spanish hotline, 24-hours a day/7 days a week including holidays. Counselors can help you access counseling, housing, legal, financial, immigration, health employment and other domestic violence related support.  

NYPD Special Victims Liaison Unit
21-267-RAPE (7273) (English and Spanish, 24 hours) 
Specially trained female detectives answer your questions on the Sex Crime Report Hotline, 24 hours/7days.

New York Asian Women’s Center
1-888-888-7702
Multi-language hotline, speak to staff in up to 11 languages and dialects. Get general questions about domestic violence, New York Asian Women's Center services and receive referrals to other organizations and agencies when appropriate.

24 hour LGBTQ sexual violence hotline, crisis and online support

Anti-violence Project 24 Hour English/Spanish Hotline
212-714-1141

AVP operates a free, confidential bilingual 24 hour, 365-day-a-year crisis intervention hotline that is staffed by volunteers and professional counselors/advocates to offer support to LGBTQ & HIV affected victims and survivors of any type of violence.  Callers receive immediate crisis counseling and on-going short or long term counseling, including other supportive services such as police, court, social services advocacy and accompaniment.  

The Trevor Project
866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)
Thetrevorproject.org   
The Trevor Project is a national hotline for LGBT and questioning youth.  

Trans Lifeline
877-565-8860
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. Their goal is to prevent self-harm and welcome the call of any transgender person in need.  The Trans lifeline will do their best to connect you to services. If you are not sure whether you should call or not, then please call.

The GLBT National Help Center NYC local hotline
212-989-0999 (Monday - Friday, 4pm-midnight, Satursday 12pm-5pm

The GLBT National Help Center directly operates a local hotline in New York City providing peer-support as well as information and local resources.

It Gets Better Project
Website: http://www.itgetsbetter.org/
Mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.

NYC LGBTQ Directory

Comprehensive guide of LGBTQ resources and services

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LGBTQ Borough Centers 

Provide services and support to the borough's LGBT+ residents through programming, partnerships and positive, life-affirming activities.  

Audre Lorde Project: Brooklyn
718-596-0342

85 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Audre Lorde Project: Manhattan
212-463-0342, 212-463-0344
147 W 24 St, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10011

Brooklyn Community Pride Center
718-423-5309

4 MetroTechBrooklyn, NY 11201

Rainbow Heights Club
718-852-2584

5 Flatbush Ave. 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 

Queens Pride House
347-889-7719

76-11 37th Ave, Suite 206Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Staten Island LGBT Center
718-808-1360

25 Victory Blvd, 3rd FloorStaten Island, NY 10301

Intimate Partner/Dating/Domestic Violence

NYC Family Justice Center
The New York City Family Justice Centers provide FREE criminal justice, civil legal, and social services all in one location for victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, and sex trafficking.  Individuals can meet with a prosecutor, speak with a trained counselor, apply for housing and financial assistance in just one place. Children ages 3 and up can play in a children’s room while their parents receive services.

Click here for locations.  Each Center is open Monday through Friday, from 9am- 5pm, walk-in during these hours – you do not need to make an appointment.

Day One
Main Line: 212-566-8120
Legal Helpine: 800-214-4150 
Website: 
dayoneny.org
An organization that helps young people (under age 24) recognize the signs of abusive relationships, so that they can make healthier choices from day one of dating. Day One provides free legal, individual An organization that helps young people recognize the signs of abusive relationships, so that they can make healthier choices from day one of dating. They provide free, bilingual (English/Spanish) services including: individual counseling, group counseling sessions, LGBTQ survivors support group, case management for clients in need of housing, shelter, public benefits, accompaniment to policy precints to file criminal reports and advocacy.

Sanctuary For Families 
212-347-6009  
Website: sanctuaryforfamilies.com
Sanctuary for Families provides domestic violence victims and their children with shelter/housing assistance, counseling, advocacy, referrals, support groups and legal services.  Services are available in English, Spanish, French and other languages. 

New York Women’s Asian Center 
1-888-888-7702 (24 hour hotline)
Website: nyawc.org

The New York Asian Women’s Center helps women and their children overcome domestic violence and other forms of abuse by empowering them to govern their own lives.  The Center provides a safe haven through multi-lingual support programs and shelter services. 

Sakhi for South Asian Women
212-868-6741 (Helpline)
212-714-9153 (Office number)
Email: contactus@sakhi.org
Website: sakhi.org

Sakhi for South Asian Women provides trauma informed, culturally and linguistically appropriate supportive services, including crisis intervention, access to mental health and health care providers, and ongoing emotional support to nurture the healing process of survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Services include trauma informed care, referrals to legal consultations and representations, referrals to short and long term counseling, crisis intervention, safety planning, emotional support, accompaniments, and access to medical care.

Barrier Free Living, Inc. 
(212) 533-4358 (voice/TTY hotline)
Website:bflnyc.org

Barrier Free Living provides services to disabled domestic violence victims, including advocacy, individual counseling, support groups, skills training, shelter referrals and help in obtaining orders of protection.  Services are available citywide in English, Spanish, Creole, and American Sign Language.