Below is a list of resources for individuals experiencing or witnessing interpersonal violence during COVID-19.
Local Resources (Near Geneseo)
- If in immediate danger, call 911.
- SUNY Geneseo, University Police - 24/7 - 585-245-5222
- Livingston County Sheriff - 911 or 585-243-7100
- Village of Geneseo Police - 911 or 585-243-2420
- Chances & Changes Domestic Violence Program - 24/7 hotline: 888-252-9360
- RESTORE Sexual Assault Services - 24/7 hotline: 800-527-1757
- Willow Domestic Violence Center - 24/7 hotline: 585-222-7233
- Out Alliance
- Mocha Center (serving LGBT people of color)
New York State Resources
- New York State Police: Senior Investigator Matt Stegner, Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit: firstname.lastname@example.org - 1-844-845-7269
- New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
- The Anti-Violence Project (located in NYC) fights violence against LGBT people in all its forms. Check out this article on "Tips for When Staying Home Isn't The Safest Plan" Their hotline is 212-714-1141.
- RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) - 24/7 hotline: 800-656-4673
- National Domestic Violence Hotline (the youth-oriented loveisrespect.org also links to this page, can also text LOVEIS to 22522 for help): 1-800-799-7233
- 1in6 (national sexual violence resource center – for men)
- One Love national service providers helplines
- The Trevor Project Long-running, 24/7 suicide prevention crisis hotline, specific to the LGBT community, but it offers other resources also, such as the LGBT safe space social networking site, TrevorSpace - 24/7 hotline: 1-866-488-7386, via chat, or by texting START to 678-678.
- National LGBT Help Center offers free and confidential peer support and local resource database.
- Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project provides crisis intervention, support and resources for gay male survivors of domestic violence. Their hotline is: 1-800-832-1901.
- LGBT-affirming online counseling network is where anyone can sign up and be matched with an LGBT-affirming mental health provider for low-cost sessions.
- Many communities have LGBT centers, which are the nexus of information and support for the LGBT community in their local area. You can use this directory to find you local LGBT Center, which can offer support groups and referrals:.