Shelters for Victims of Domestic Violence in New York

Urban Justice Center – Domestic Violence Project
New York City, NY
Hotline: 718-875-5062
Phone: 718-875-9400
Provides legal and social services for victims of domestic violence in Brooklyn. They provide representation and legal advocacy; crisis counseling; and empowerment groups.


Homeless and Travelers Aid Society of the Capital District
138 Central Ave
Phone: (518) 463-2124
Phone: (518) 463-0263
Services include: 24-Hour Homeless Emergency Services, Homeless Prevention Program, Pathways to Employment, 24-Hour Domestic Violence Response Team, Domestic Violence Case Management, Shelter Plus Care Mental Health Housing, Mental Health Hospital Discharge Community Transition Team, Mental Health Jail Diversion Program.

Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center
112 State Street, Room 1100
Albany, NY 12207
Hotline: (518) 447-7716 (24 Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line)
Phone: Office: (518) 447-5500
Phone: Administration: (518) 447-7100
Fax: (518) 447-7102
The goal of the agency was to provide crisis counseling to rape victims over a 24 hour hotline, and to provide advocacy and support for victims in area emergency rooms and police stations.

Equinox Domestic Violence Program
95 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Hotline: 518-432-7865
Phone: (518) 432-8950
Phone: Youth Shelter: 518-465-9524 or Outreach Center: 518-434-6135


Family Violence Task Force
Phone: (800) 593-5322

District Attorney Victim Assistance (Belmont)
212-A County Office Building
7 Court Street
Belmont, NY 14813
Phone: 585-268-9725
Phone: 585-268-3225


C.W. Post Campus, LIU
Post Hall720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548
Phone: (516) 299-3211
Phone: (516) 299-3212


Cattaraugus Community Action Domestic Violence Task Force
25 Jefferson Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1041
Phone: (888) 945-3970 Task Force on DV
Fax: (716) 945-1301

Community Action: For Belmont
25 Jefferson Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1041


Domestic Violence Intervention Program
Hotline: 1-800-253-3358 (24 hours)
Phone: (315) 255-1703


Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program
83 main Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
Phone: 716-664-4108
The Salvation Army assists victims and their families in the process of healing and regaining control of their lives. All services provided are free and confidential.


Salvation Army Safehouse
Phone: (607) 732-1979


Catholic Charities Chenango County
3 O’Hara Drive
Norwich, NY 13815
Phone: (607) 334-8244


STOP Domestic Violence
Hotline: (518) 563-6904
Also serving Essex County.


Columbia-Greene Domestic Violence Program
Hotline: (518) 943-9211
Phone: Greene County Office: (518) 943-9205
Phone: Columbia County Office: (518) 822-0849
Providing shelter, legal services, social services, supportive services, educational, alcohol and drug counseling, batterer’s program. All services are free.


YWCA’s Aid to Women Victims of Violence
14 Clayton Avenue
Hotline: 1-800-336-9622 or (607) 756-6363
Safety, support and counseling.


Safe Against Violence
35430 State Hwy 10
Hamden, NY 13782
Phone: (607) 746-6278
Phone: (866) 457-7233


Grace Smith House
Shelter #1 – Southern Dutchess
P. O. Box 5205
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Phone: 845-471-3038
Fax: 845-471-3039


Hispanos Unidos de Buffalo
Phone: (716) 856-7110 or (716) 481-8867

Child & Family Services Haven House
P.O. Box 451
Buffalo, NY 14205
Hotline: (716) 884-6000
Phone: (716) 884-6002
Phone: (716) 884-6005
Web: http://Website:
Email: E-mail (for non-emergencies):
Ellicott Station

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled
180 Oak Street
Buffalo, NY
Phone: (716) 883-8888 or (716) 877-1111
Phone: (716) 883 8002


STOP Domestic Violence –Toll-free
Phone: (888) 563-6904


Phone: (800) 834-9474


Family Violence Project
Phone: (518) 725-5300

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties Domestic Violence Services
4 Nicholas Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Hotline: 1-800-721-2173
Phone: 518-762-8313
Fax: 518-762-4092
Services provided include a 9-bed shelter, counseling, a 24-hour hotline, a support group, crisis intervention, victim’s rights assistance, and transportation.


YWCA Domestic Violence Project
Phone: (585) 343-7513


Columbia-Greene Domestic Violence Program
Hotline: (518) 943-9211
Phone: Greene County Office: (518) 943-9205


Hamilton County Department of Social Services
Phone: (800) 721-8534


Domestic Violence Program of Herkimer County
61 WEst St
Ilion, NY 11357
Hotline: (315) 866-0458 (24 hours)
Hotline, shelter, advocacy and community education.


Jefferson County Women’s Center
120 Arcade St
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 782-1855


Domestic Violence Rape Crisis Services
8265 State Route 812
Lowville, NY 13367
Phone: (315) 376-4357
The Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services provide confidential services to crime victims at no charge, with special emphasis on domestic violence and sexual violence. Our goal is to empower victims and their families, assist them in regaining control of their lives and ultimately move towards healing.


Chances & Changes
Hotline: (585) 658-2660 or 1-888-252-9360
Phone: 1-800-527-1757 Rape Crisis Services
Provides confidential assistance to victims of domestic violence in Livingston County, New York, including emergency safety services such as shelter and a 24-hour hotline.


Victims of Violence – Child and Family Services
218 Liberty Street
Oneida, NY 13421
Phone: (315) 366-5000
Provides free and confidential services to those affected by sexual assault, domestic violence or other violent crimes in Madison County and surrounding communities. Services are available to all victims and their family, regardless of when the abuse or crime occurred or whether they choose to report it to the police.


PO Box 1194
Hellgate Station, NY 10029
Phone: 212-828-3100
Fax: 212-987-5959
Short-term residential facility for survivors of domestic violence and their families. Services include support groups, individual counseling, parenting groups, housing groups, and substance abuse counseling and referrals.


Alternatives for Battered Women
PO Box 39601
Rochester , NY 14604
Phone: (585) 232-7353 or (585) 232-1741/TTY
Hotline, shelter, walk-in counseling, family programs, court advocacy, education and prevention services.


Family of Woodstock
Phone: (845) 647-2443 Ellenville Office
Phone: (845) 255-8801 New Paltz Office
(845) 679-2485 or 338-2370 Woodstock Office; JustConnect (for Teens)(845) 331-5565 or 679-5999

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties Domestic Violence Services
1 Kimball St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Hotline: 800-721-2173
Phone: 518-842-4202
Fax: 518-842-4245
Services provided include a 9-bed shelter, counseling, a 24-hour hotline, a support group, crisis intervention, victim’s rights assistance, and transportation.


Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
15 Grumman Road West Suite 1000
Bethpage, NY 11714
Hotline: (516) 542-0404 (24 Hour Hotline)
Phone: (516) 465-4700
Fax: (516) 465-4740
The Coalition offers confidential, specialized services for victims of domestic violence/dating violence, elder abuse, children who witness domestic violence, and sexual assault survivors through a 24-Hour Hotline, Crisis Intervention, Group and Individual Counseling. It also provides legal representation in the areas of immigration, custody/visitation, family offenses, separation or divorce, and child support.

Círculo de la Hispanidad
91 North Franklin Street, Suite 200
Hempstead, NY 11550
Phone: 516.292.2433
Fax: 516.292.7792


YWCA of the Tonawandas Domestic Violence Program
49 Tremont Street
Hotline: (716) 692-5643 (24 hours)
Phone: (716) 692-5580
Fax: (716) 694-4550

YWCA of Niagara Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program
34 Cottage Street
Lockport, NY 14094
Phone: (716) 433-6716

Passages Program Family & Children’s Service
826 Chilton Ave
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Hotline: (716) 285-6984 (24 hours)
Hotline and shelter.


YWCA Domestic Violence Services
1000 Cornelia Street
Utica, NY 13502
Phone: (315) 797-7740


Vera House
6181 Thompson Road Suite 100
Syracuse, NY 13206
Phone: (315) 468-3260


Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes
671 South Exchange St.
Geneva, NY 14456
Hotline: Victim Services – 24 hour hot line – 315-786-3300
Phone: 1-877-789-2613
Phone: (315) 789-2613


Town of Montgomery Police Department
110 Bracken Road
Montgomery, NY 12549
Phone: (845) 457-9211

Safe Homes of Orange County
PO BOX 649
Newburgh, NY 12551
Hotline: (888) 503-HOPE (503-4673)
Phone: 845-562-5365


Rural Opportunities, Inc.
PO BOX 364
Albion, NY 14411
Hotline: (866)314-7233


Services to Aid Families
Hotline: (315) 342-1600
Collect calls accepted.


Violence Intervention Program
3 West Broadway
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 432-4855


Putnam Women’s Resource Center
2 Mahopac Plaza
Mahopac, NY 10541
Hotline: (845) 628-2166
Phone: (845) 628-9284
The Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 4:30pm, and, additionally, on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm.

Putnam-Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center
935 South Lake Blvd., Suite #2
2 Mahopac Plaza
Mahopac, NY 10541
Hotline: (845) 628-2166
Phone: (845) 628-9284
Provides support groups and counseling for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse and a shelter for domestic violence victims.


Unity House Families in Crisis Program
Phone: (518) 272-2370


Rockland Family Shelter
9 Johnsons Lane
New City, NY 10956
Phone: 845-634-3391
Phone: TTY Number 845-634-3119
Fax: 845-634-3396
Main Walk-in Center in New City and Satellite Offices in Spring Valley and Haverstraw. Providing domestic violence and sexual trauma programs as well as a comprehensive crime victims assistance program.


Domestic Violence Services
Phone: (518) 584-8188

Mechanicville Area Community Services Center/Domestic Violence Advocacy Program
Phone: (518) 664-4008


Services to Families in Violence
44 Washington Ave.
Phone: (518) 374-3386


Family and Community Services Domestic Violence
Phone: (518) 234-2231


NYS Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (800) 942-6906
Phone: Catholic Charities First Step (607) 742-9629


Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes
Phone: (800) 695-0390

St. Lawrence

St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House for Victims of Family Violence
3 Chapel Street
Phone: (315) 379-9845
Phone: After hours, please call (315) 265-2422 and ask for a Renewal House Advocate
Office Hours: Monday – Friday (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)


Arbor Development
16 W. William Street
Bath, NY 14810
Hotline: 1-800-286-3407
Phone: 607-776-7664


Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 1269
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Phone: 631-666-7181
Hotline, shelter, group and individual counseling, vocational advocacy, court advocacy, legal services and education presentations.

The Retreat, Inc.
13 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
Hotline: 631.329.2200.
Hotline, shelter and legal advocacy. There is also a Retreat Thrift Store for victims and survivors at 352 Montauk Hwy. Wainscott, NY tel: 631-537-3845.

Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS)
PO Box 428
Holbrook , NY 11741
Hotline: 631-360-3606
Phone: (631) 360-3730

Brighter Tomorrows
P.O. Box 706
Shirley, NY 11967
Phone: (516) 395-1800
Emergency shelter. Office hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM


Safe Passage Domestic Violence Program
63 South Main Street
Liberty, NY 12754-1830
Phone: (845) 292-5700


A New Hope Center
20 Church St
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: (607) 687-6887
Fax: (607) 687-6119
All services to survivors are free and confidential.


Community Justice Center
312 N. Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 274-7504
Phone: (607) 272-0783
The program coordinates the community’s response to domestic violence, working with law enforcement, victims’ services, prosecutors, Department of Social Services, BOCES, Probation Department and health care professionals. The Tompkins County Coalition Against Domestic Violence works with the Domestic Violence Coordinator to provide public information and referral, advocacy, community education and outreach, and training for law enforcement agencies.


Probation Department Victims Assistance
5 Pearl Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-340-3442 after hours
Phone: 845-340- 3443 daytime number
Assistance for those who have been injured in a crime, crisis counseling, advocacy, can go to the hospital with you, support group for women who have been sexually abused any time in their lives, help with applying for compensation for medical bills


District Attorney Victim Advocate
Phone: Warren: 518-761-6405
Phone: Washington: 518-746-2525

Domestic Violence Project of Catholic Charities
35 Broad St.
Glenns Falls, NY 12801
Phone: (518) 793-9496 Daytime
Phone: 1 (877) 4354- 699 After hours
Hotline and shelter services.


Victims Assistance Services (VAS)
2269 Saw Mill River Road, Building # 3
Elmsford, 10523
Phone: (914) 345-3113
Fax: (914) 345-3513
Provides support and clinical services to all crime victims

Hope’s Door
PO Box 203
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Hotline: (888) 438-8700
Phone: (914) 747-0828 (Office)
Providing a 24 hotline, a 16-bed shelter, counseling, support groups, legal assistance, teen dating abuse prevention and community education.

Northern Westchester Shelter
PO BOX 203
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Hotline: (888) 438-8700
Shelter, counseling, legal help and advocacy.

My Sister’s Place
White Plains Administrative Office
One Water Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Hotline: (800) 298-SAFE (7233)
Phone: (914) 683-1333
Fax: (914) 683-1412
Provides counseling and support groups for victims of domestic violence. Yonkers Administrative Office #: (914) 963-6701

Pace Women’s Justice Center
Pace University School of Law
78 No. Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
Hotline: (914) 287-0739 (leave a message and they will return the call within 24-36 hrs)
Phone: (914) 877-SAFE914
Phone: (914) 422-4069
Proving services primarily for domestic violence clients in Westchester and Putnam Counties. Services include direct legal representation in family law and domestic violence-related civil matters for domestic victims/survivors and elder abuse victims. Also providing walk-in offices in the White Plains and Yonkers Family Courts for domestic violence victims seeking protective orders. In addition, there is a Legal Helpline where callers can receive legal information and referrals.

Victims Justice Center
Office of the District Attorney
111 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. 3rd Fl.
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 995-3300
Provides support groups for families of victims of homicide, rape, elder abuse and sexual assault. Also provides assistance with court proceedings and victim compensation.

Wyoming County

143 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569
Phone: (585) 786 8869
Fax: (585) 786 8864

Wyoming County DV Project
PO BOX 231
Warsaw, NY 14569
Phone: 585-786-8904 Daytime
Phone: 1-800-786-3300 After Hours


Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes
Phone: (800) 695-0390

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