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Call 911 to report domestic violence, including a crime in progress, impending threat, fear of violence, or past domestic violence.

Services are available to domestic violence victims throughout the five boroughs. Domestic violence occurs in families of all races, cultures, religions, and income levels. Assistance is available to both male and female victims and to victims in same-sex relationships. No matter what your immigration status is, if someone is abusing you, help is available.

The New York City Domestic Violence Hotline provides safety planning, referrals, and connections to emergency housing for victims of domestic violence. You can contact the Domestic Violence Hotline by phone.

The hotline provides assistance in over 150 languages.

Learn more about Domestic Violence Hotline.

  • Agency: Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice
  • Division: Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Hotline
  • Phone Number: (800) 621-4673
  • Business Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

Family Justice Centers

New York City Family Justice Centers provide one-stop locations for victims to receive services. Services include:

  • Emergency shelter and permanent housing
  • Orders of protection
  • Financial assistance
  • Counseling
  • Health care
  • Civil legal assistance
  • Self-sufficiency
  • Filing police reports

Safe Horizon's Project Safe provides lock replacement services to crime victims in all five New York City boroughs.

Project Safe will change, replace or install top locks free of charge within 24-48 hours. The 'bottom' lock is the property and responsibility of the landlord and will not be serviced by Project Safe's locksmiths. 

Damaged doors and doorframes must be repaired before scheduling an appointment for locksmith services.

Learn more about Project Safe.

The Kings County District Attorney’s Office established a hotline to help sex-crime victims in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities report abuse. English, Yiddish and Hebrew languages can be accommodated.

Call 311 for assistance.

The NYC Hope website provides information and resources for survivors of domestic violence and those seeking to help a victim of domestic violence.

Learn about help available for a victim of domestic violence.

The City provides brochures, palm cards, posters, and other materials about domestic violence for education, outreach, and distribution. 

Materials are available in multiple languages.


Download domestic violence brochures or posters.

By Phone

Call 311 to request a paper copy.

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene provides a health bulletin about violence between intimate partners. The bulletin includes information about:

  • Recognizing intimate partner violence
  • Different forms of violence and abuse
  • Health effects of abuse
  • Safety planning and getting help

The Health Bulletin is available in English, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Russian, or Spanish.


Download the intimate partner violence health bulletin in:

By Phone

Call 311 to request a paper copy.