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Elder Abuse and Crime Victims Services
The Department for the Aging directly, and through a network of community-based agencies, sponsors elder abuse prevention activities for older New Yorkers and provides counseling and supportive services to elderly victims of elder abuse in New York City.
Health Care Services for Victims of Domestic Violence
All hospitals provide care for domestic violence injuries, including sexual assault, even if the victim does not have medical coverage. In addition, several hospitals and health care facilities have Domestic Violence Coordinators to provide short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and safety planning.
Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence
In New York City, where 36% of the population is foreign born, and over 120 different languages and dialects are spoken, immigrant women may be less likely to report abuse than non-immigrant women due to language barriers, cultural differences, and a fear of deportation if they are not legally documented to live in the US.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Victims of Domestic Violence
Find out about City services available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender victims of domestic violence.
Offender Accountability
New York City uses all available avenues to hold batterers accountable. Whether the offender is being held in jail or is on parole or probation, the City has methods of protecting victims and keeping them informed.
Police Assistance for Domestic Violence Victims
Personnel from the New York Police Department (NYPD) respond to calls for help, make arrests, provide referrals, and follow up visits to victims. Find out more from the Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence.
Public Assistance and Domestic Violence
Leaving an abusive relationship and the financial support of the partner may thrust victims of domestic violence into temporary financial hardship. Get information on help from the City.
Shelter Options for Domestic Violence Victims
The Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence publishes information on what to take with you when you're ready to leave, and what types of housing are available to victims.
Teenage Victims of Relationship Abuse
If you are in a dating relationship that feels threatening, uncomfortable, tense, or even frightening, trust your feelings. Reach out to a trusted adult or call the 24-hour, toll-free, all-language NYC Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 621-HOPE (4673) or the multi-lingual Youthline at (800) 246-4646 to speak to a trained advocate.
New York City Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) Program
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has a hotline for victims of crimes concerned about the custody status of the person charged in their cases: (888) VINE4NY.
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