Attention Housing and Shelter Providers: ENDGBV and The Passage, U.K., are working together to better understand the experiences of trafficking survivors through your expertise. Please click here to take our Research Survey and help us understand the link between human trafficking and homelessness in NYC.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is an annual campaign which begins on Nov. 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and ends on Dec. 10th, International Human Rights Day. It’s an international movement that began in 1991, with a call to action to prevent and end all forms of GBV. Click here to learn more about the campaign, events, and access the 16 Days resource guide.
Wear orange on November 27th for GO ORANGE DAY,” to help spread awareness about GBV for 16 Days of Activism Against GBV. Post your pictures wearing orange in support of survivors on social media with hashtags #NYCAgainstGBV and #OrangeTheWorld. Click here to learn more about the campaign, events, and resources. Also, watch for NYC buildings and landmarks lit up in orange on November 27!
Take the End Street Harassment Public Survey to help the Street Advisory Prevention Advisory Board learn about New Yorkers’ experiences of street harassment. Use the Resource Guide for information on how to find help if you’ve experienced street harassment. Get help: Call 311 or 800-621-HOPE (4673)
On October 27, 2021, Mayor de Blasio signed Executive Order 85, creating and implementing a citywide domestic and gender-based violence (DV/GBV) workplace policy to strengthen trauma-informed responses and support across agencies for City employees who are experiencing DV/GBV as part of the City's commitment to a healthy and safe workplace that prioritizes employee wellbeing.
The Family Justice Centers (FJC's) are open and providing free services and confidential assistance by phone and in person.
For in person services, you can call the Family Justice Center to make an appointment or walk into your nearest FJC if you cannot engage in remote services safely or effectively.
For remote services, you can call 311 or the phone numbers listed below to be connected to your nearest FJC. If you are asked and it is safe to do so, please leave us a message and someone will get back to you. Learn more