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We Are Here For You

Free and confidential help for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.

  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Violence
  • Elder Abuse
  • Dating Abuse
  • Stalking
  • Sexual Violence
  • Human Trafficking

Call 311 or visit the New York City Family Justice Center (FJC) in the borough where you live (or one where you feel safest) to get connected.

  • All are welcome regardless of language, income, gender identity, or immigration status.
  • All Centers are open for in-person or remote services, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Search services and resources online at the NYC HOPE Resource Directory
  • You can call 311 or the phone numbers listed below (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) to be connected to your nearest FJC. No appointment is needed.

You can call your nearest FJC (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)

NYC Family Justice Center, Bronx
Call 718-508-1220

NYC Family Justice Center, Brooklyn
Call 718-250-5113

NYC Family Justice Center, Manhattan
Call 212-602-2800

NYC Family Justice Center, Queens
Call 718-575-4545

NYC Family Justice Center, Staten Island
Call 718-697-4300

How Can the Family Justice Centers Help?

NYC Family Justice Centers can help you with

  • Planning for your safety
  • Applying for public benefits, shelter, housing, and other support services and programs
  • Mental health and counseling services for you and your children to support emotional well-being
  • Referrals to job training and education programs, including educational workshops to help with budgeting, credit repair, resume writing, and interviewing skills
  • Legal help for orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, divorce, housing, and immigration
  • Connecting to trained law enforcement, such as the NYPD, the NYC Sheriff's Office, and the District Attorney's Office

In the evenings or weekends

You can also:

  • chat on a secure website with a Safe Horizon advocate who can offer information, advocacy and support through SafeChat on Monday to Friday, 1 pm to 6 pm (except for holidays)
  • text confidentially with an advocate with the NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline at 844-997-2121.

Check our page for Resources For Survivors (COVID-19 Related)

For help with stress and anxiety please call NYC Well (888-692-9355) or text "WELL" to 65173.

For emergencies, call 911.