Help for survivors of gender-based violence

NYC Family Justice Centers (FJCs) | NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

Family Services Everyone

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them remotely. For the most up-to-date information, please contact programs directly using the information below. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit our Coronavirus Updates page

Survivors of sexual violence, human trafficking, stalking, and intimate partner and family violence can get free and confidential services at NYC FJCs, including:

  • Counseling for adults and children, and mental health services for adults
  • Help with safety planning, housing, shelter, and other needs
  • Legal help with orders of protection, custody, visitation, divorce, immigration, and housing matters
  • Help filing police reports
  • Financial services, job training, and education program referrals
  • Call the NYC Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-621-4673 (HOPE), TTY: 866-604-5350 (if you are hearing impaired), or call 311 and ask for the hotline
  • Call 911 if you are in danger and need immediate help
  • You don't need to make an appointment to visit any NYC Family Justice Center
  • Services are free, confidential, and most are available at one location
  • Staff speak more than 30 languages and interpreters are available at every FJC
  • Child care for ages three and up is available while you are receiving services on-site

Who is eligible

Services are free and confidential. People of any ages, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, immigration status or language spoken are welcome.

How to get help

Bronx: 198 East 161st St, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY
Call: 718-508-1220

Brooklyn: 350 Jay St, 15th Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Call: 718-250-5111

Manhattan: 80 Centre St, 5th Floor, New York, NY
Call: 212-602-2800

Queens: 126-02 82nd Ave, Kew Gardens, NY
Call: 718-575-4545

Staten Island: 126 Stuyvesant Pl, Staten Island, NY
Call: 718-697-4300

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Updated August 28, 2020