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Interpersonal Safety

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline (available 24/7)

1-800-799-7233/ if unable to speak: log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522

Safe Havens Mapping Project: Offered thru the National Domestic Violence Hotline thru the Animal Welfare Institute

Offers a safe haven for victims of abuse and their pets, you can click an interactive map which has a database of sheltering services available. You can call Safe Havens Mapping Project to ask about specific needs. They will try to find locations in your area to accommodate needs, each area is different in what it can offer. 

202-337-2332 (Animal Welfare Institute Phone Number)

Link to Database for New York: https://awionline.org/safe-havens

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline Resources:

Link: https://www.thehotline.org/help/

 

National Dating Abuse Helpline (available 24/7):

1-866-331-9474

Link: Loveisrespect.org 

Safety Planning Information

Information about safety planning, who can benefit (basically everyone), types of safety planning, information about how to leave a relationship (preparation, during the leave, and after), and legal information (restraining/protective orders and calling the police).

Link: https://www.thehotline.org/help/path-to-safety/

New York Resources

New York 24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline: 

1-800-942-6906 or 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing

List of NY Hotlines by County: https://www.nyscadv.org/find-help/program-directory.html

Safety Planning Information

Information about the types of situations you can safety plan for, what to consider if a person is planning to leave or has left. By contacting the local domestic hotline, a person can request assistance from an advocate about how to best create a safety plan.There’s an “exit this website quickly” feature for those worried about accessing this website on their computer. 

Link: https://www.nyscadv.org/find-help/safety-planning.html

Sexual Assault 

New York offers SAFE Certified Hospitals (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner). The SAFE programs will be in the emergency department or in an easily accessible area nearby. This list includes the hospital, address of hospital, and phone number.

Link: SAFE -Designated Hospitals in NY by County

 

Informational Link About Emergency Contraception

One page sheet with information about when a person may need emergency contraception and what the side effects are. It also includes phone numbers of Family Planning Program/Rape Crisis Program who the contact can reach out to for more information.

Link: https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2018.pdf

 

SUNY SAVR Resources (Sexual Assault and Violence Response)

For individuals who have experienced sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking. This is a resources website that can provide the contact with information they can use to seek out resources and support. They can also use this website to report the crime to law enforcement and campus if they want. ASL friendly. When you type your address, it drops a grey dot and you can see resources near you based on the map.

Link: https://www.suny.edu/violence-response/

RAINN (National Sexual Assault Telephone Helpline)

1-800-656-4673

When you call 800.656.HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the ZIP code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider. Calling the National Sexual Assault Hotline gives you access to a range of free services including:

  • Confidential support from a trained staff member
  • Support finding a local health facility that is trained to care for survivors of sexual assault and offers services like sexual assault forensic exams
  • Someone to help you talk through what happened
  • Local resources that can assist with your next steps toward healing and recovery
  • Referrals for long term support in your area
  • Information about the laws in your community
  • Basic information about medical concerns

Chat online at Online.rainn.org  Link: https://www.rainn.org/resources