Domestic Violence (La violencia doméstica)

For emergencies: call 911

New York City Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 621-HOPE (4673)
24 hrs./7 days
Provides counseling, shelter, legal aid, and referrals to many
services. Has specific shelters for pregnant women and women
with children.
Translation available in 179 languages.

   

New York State Coalition Against Domestic
Violence
(800) 942-6906 – English
(800) 942-6908 – Spanish
(800) 818-0656 – English TDD/TTY
(800) 780-7660 – Spanish TDD/TTY
All above hotlines 24 hrs./7 days
Provides referrals to domestic violence and sexual abuse programs.
Languages: English, Spanish

   

New York City Rape Hotline / New York Police

Department
(212) 267-7273
24 hrs./7 days
Provides referrals to counseling, services, and shelters.
Languages: English, Spanish

      

New York City Family Justice Center
(Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence)
198 E. 161st Street, 2nd Floor, Bronx 10451
(718) 508-1222
Open for walk-ins: Mon.-Fri., 9 am - 5 pm
Walk-in center for victims of domestic violence and their children and victims of senior citizen abuse. Together with the District Attorney's office and other government and community agencies, provides case management, counseling, legal information, assistance with police matters, and assistance with probation matters.
Translation available in 179 languages.

    

Safe Horizon
(800) 621-4693
24 hrs./7 days
website: www.safehorizon.org
Provides counseling, group therapy, housing and case management for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and victims of crime. 
Languages: English, Spanish.

    

Sanctuary for Families
(718) 993-5990 or (212) 349-6009
Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 5 pm; some evening appointments may be available.
NYC Family Justice Center, 198 E. 161st St., 2nd Floor, Bronx
For domestic violence survivors, provides adult/children's counseling, legal services, crisis/transitional shelter, and referrals.
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Japanese, and other languages.

   

Violence Intervention Program
(800) 664-5880
24 hrs./7 days
website: ww.vipmujeres.org
 
Latina organization that serves battered women, men, and children in New York City with domestic violence hotline, counseling, support groups, safety planning for families, emergency shelter and two-year housing, getting an order of protection, children's services, and educational workshops. Free and confidential
services in the Bronx. Languages: English, Spanish.

   

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
(212) 582-9100
Mon.-Thurs., 9 am – 9 pm and Fridays 9am – 5pm
website: www.jbfcs.org

  

Sakhi for South Asian Women
(212) 714-9153
Mon.-Fri., 10 am – 5 pm

Provides counseling, advocacy and services for survivors of domestic violence.
Languages: English, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu,
Urdu, and other South Asian languages.

   

New York Asian Women's Center
(888) 888-7702 24 hrs./7 days
website: www.nyawc.org

Offers emergency shelter, crisis counseling, support groups, children's services, advocacy, help with benefits, education and jobs, English tutoring, legal help for immigrants.
Languages: 12+ languages and dialects

     

Anti-Violence Project
240 W. 35th St. (bet. 7th & 8th Ave.), 10001
(212) 714-1141
Hotline: 24 hrs. / 7 days
Walk-in services: Mon.-Fri., 10 am – 3 pm
website: www.avp.org
 
Provides counseling, advocacy, and support groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender survivors of domestic violence or anti-gay / anti-transgender violence.
Languages: English, Spanish.

   
City-Run Hospitals with Domestic Violence
Coordinators
Jacobi Medical Center (718) 918-5387
Lincoln Hospital and Mental Health Center (718) 579-4687

   

Police Precincts
– Domestic Violence Prevention Officers
Each precinct has a Domestic Violence Prevention Officer
(DVPO) who helps violence survivors connect with services and,
if the person wants, helps file an incident report and takes action
if an arrest is requested. Police Service Areas (PSAs) only deal
with residents of public housing.

Bronx DVPO Coordinator: (718) 299-4948
website: nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/home/precincts.shtml (includes map of precincts)

Bronx Police Stations
Pct # Address DVPO Phone # Main #
40 257 Alexander Ave., 10454 (718) 402-1591 (718) 402-2270
41 1035 Longwood Ave., 10459 (718) 542-5255 (718) 542-4711
42 830 Washington Ave., 10452 (718) 402-5301 (718) 402-3887
43 900 Fteley Ave., 10472 (718) 542-2422 (718) 542-0888
44 2 E. 169th St., 10452 (718) 590-5500/1 (718) 590-5511
45 2877 Barclay Ave., 10465 (718) 822-5294 (718) 822-5411
46 2120 Ryer Ave., 10457 (718) 220-5254 (718) 220-5211
47 4111 Laconia Ave., 10466 (718) 920-1205 (718) 920-1211
48 450 Cross Bronx Expwy, 10457 (718) 299-4755 (718) 299-3900
49 2121 Eastchester Road, 10461 (718) 918-2030 (718) 918-2000
50 3450 Kingsbridge Ave., 10463 (718) 543-6072 (718) 543-5700
52 3016 Webster Ave., 10467 (718) 220-5857 (718) 220-5811


Housing Police
PSA7 (Police Service Area 7 - Precincts 40 & 42),
737 Melrose Ave., 10451 (718) 292-3909
PSA8 (Police Service Area 8 - Precincts 43, 45, & 47),
2794 Randall Ave., 10465 (718) 409-1794