You can call Safe Horizon’s hotlines 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The calls are free, and counselors are able to
help you no matter what language you speak. Counselors provide crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance
with finding shelter, referrals to Safe Horizon programs or other organizations, advocacy with the police, and
other crucial services. http://www.safehorizon.org/
Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Hotline:
Safe Horizon’s Crime Victims Hotline:
Safe Horizon’s Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline:
TDD phone number for all hotlines:
New York City Domestic Violence Hotline
800.621.HOPE or 800.621.4673
New York City Domestic Violence Hotline for domestic violence victims and their families offers 24-hour crisis
counseling, information and referrals to shelters, long- or short-term counseling, legal assistance, document
replacement, lock replacement and compensation assistance to victims of crimes. The hotline also provides
practical assistance, such as emergency financial assistance for transportation or food vouchers. All
languages spoken, TTY capability for hearing-impaired callers.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
147 W 24th St, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and
expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.
New York City Crime Victims Hotline
New York City Crime Victims Hotline for victims of crime and their families offers 24-hour crisis counseling,
information and referrals to shelters, long- or short-term counseling, legal assistance, document replacement,
lock replacement and compensation assistance to victims of crimes. All languages spoken. TTY capability for
hearing-impaired callers. Victim Services also operates hotlines for :
Victims of elder abuse
Victims of Incest
Barrier Free Living, Inc.
Domestic Violence Hotline
www.bflnyc.org Barrier Free Living Domestic Violence Hotline provides emergency crisis counseling, safety
planning and information and referral services to physically disabled domestic violence victims. The hotline
is maintained by Safe Horizon when Barrier Free Living staff is not available. Hours of operation are:
Monday–Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
New York City Police Department Sex Crimes Hotline
New York Police Department Sex Crimes Hotline calls are answered by specially trained female detectives
24 hours a day, seven days a week. Spanish and English spoken.
Mental Health Association of New York City
800.LifeNet or 800.543.3638
Spanish: 877.Ayudese or 877.298.3373
Asian LifeNet: 1.877.990.8585
http://www.mhaofnyc.org/ LifeNet is a 24-hour, citywide mental health information and referral service.
LifeNet’s staff of mental health professionals speak a variety of languages and can assist with family
difficulties, drug or alcohol abuse and mental health issues such as depression, bipolar disorders,
anxiety, phobia or panic disorders, anger, insomnia, eating disorders, schizophrenia and other psychoses.
All calls are confidential.
Korean American Family Service Center Hotline
www.kafsc.org Korean American Family Service Center Hotline offers a 24-hour information and referrals
for Korean American families in the New York metropolitan area. Call for crisis intervention, counseling,
information and domestic violence support services. All calls are confidential. Korean and English spoken.
New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project Hotline
www.avp.org Anti-Violence Project (AVP) Hotline, staffed by professional counselors and trained volunteers,
provides emotional and practical support to lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and HIV-positive victims of
crime and domestic violence. AVP services include accompaniments and advocacy with the police, the courts,
medical, and social service agencies. All calls are confidential and callers can remain anonymous.
English and Spanish spoken.
Shalom Task Force Hotline
shalomtaskforce.org Shalom Task Force Hotline provides referrals to appropriate local resources for orthodox
Jewish women. The Shalom Task Force works with social service professionals, community agencies and
religious leaders across the United States to ensure that Jewish victims of domestic violence can access local
resources that are sensitive to their unique cultural needs. All calls are confidential and anonymous.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
800.799.SAFE or 800.799.7233
www.ndvh.org National Domestic Violence Hotline advocates are available for domestic violence victims,
and anyone calling on their behalf, to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals
to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and
Spanish with access to more than 140 languages through interpreter services. All calls are confidential.
Center Against Domestic Violence Hotline
www.centeragainstdv.org Center Against Domestic Violence runs a 24-hour multi-lingual national hotline
for domestic violence survivors and their families. The hotline offers immediate crisis counseling,
information and referrals to shelters, long- or short-term counseling, legal assistance, children’s
programs and compensation assistance to victims of crimes
New York State Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline
English TTY: 800.818.0656
Spanish TTY: 800.780.7660
New York State Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline is a national 24-hour service
providing crisis intervention, counseling, technical assistance, information and referrals to victims of
domestic and sexual violence. All calls are confidential. English and Spanish spoken.
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network Hotline
800.656.HOPE or 800.656.4673
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Hotline has more than 1,000 trained advocates are
available 24 hours a day at RAINN-affiliated crisis centers across the United States. Advocates who
provide crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, information and referrals. All calls are
confidential and callers can remain anonymous.
For Sex Workers
Sex Workers Outreach Project New York City [SWOP-NYC] and Sex Workers Action New York are
both grassroots organization and part of a national network dedicated to improving the lives of
current and former sex workers/those with experience in the sex trade in the New York metro area,
on and off of the job.
24/7 Sex Worker National Hotline: 877-776-2004
Urban Justice Center
The Urban Justice Center serves New York City's most vulnerable residents through a combination
of direct legal service, systemic advocacy, community education and political organizing.
123 William Street 16th Floor
New York, NY, 10038
Some of this list was taken from inMotion:
Anti-violence Resources by Men for Men
Don McPherson http://www.donaldmcpherson.com/
Byron Hurt http://www.bhurt.com/index.php
A Call to Men http://www.acalltomen.com/index.php