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

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

Am I Eligible?

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


How Can I 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

Other Family Services Programs

Child Support Services

Office of Child Support Services (OCSS)

NYC Human Resources Administration

Financial support for children and employment support for fathers and mothers.

Home visits for pregnant women and girls

NYC Nurse-Family Partnership (NYC NFP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Nurses provide support and give medical care and advice to women who are pregnant for the first time.

Home visits for new moms

Newborn Home Visiting Program (NHVP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

New moms can get home visits from health professionals to help with breastfeeding, health and safety tips, and connections to community resources.

Updated December 5, 2019