Court & Community Services

Please see our Community Programs addresses and telephone numbers below if you need support.

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Court Programs

Safe Horizon operates Court Programs in all five of New York City’s boroughs (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island). Our services include victim/witness reception centers, supervised child visitation centers, mediation services, advocacy, crisis intervention, help with court-ordered restitution, and other legal issues.

Our Court staff can help you better understand the family and criminal court system through these and other services. Click here for more information about our Court Programs.

Community Programs

Since 1979, Safe Horizon has operated Community Programs in New York City to support, educate, and advocate for victims of crime and abuse. Safe Horizon operates four Community programs serving the five boroughs, providing support to more than 4,000 individuals each year. Safe Horizon’s Community Programs offer the following services: Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Practical/Emergency Assistance, Information and Referrals, Individual Counseling, Support Groups, Advocacy, and Community/Public Education Presentations. Please call the Community Program for further information and/or to make an appointment.

Safe Horizon Community Programs Have a New Citywide Helpline:
1-855-234-1042

It’s easier than ever to access services offered by Safe Horizon’s Community Programs!

If you are interested in receiving services at any Safe Horizon Community Program site, it’s as easy as 1 - 2 - 3:

  1. Call the Safe Horizon Community Program Helpline 1-855-234-1042 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. If you call when the office is closed, leave a voice mail message and someone will get back to you on the next business day.
  2. Talk with an intake specialist about your needs and questions.  The intake specialist will provide information about Safe Horizon programs, answer your questions, and link you to the program that best meets your needs.
  3. Make an appointment. If the Community Program is the right fit for you, the Intake Specialist will set up an appointment for you at the nearest Community Program site.

If you are in crisis, contact Safe Horizon’s 24-Hour Hotline:
(800) 621-HOPE (4673)

Manhattan and the Bronx

Manhattan-Bronx Community Program
100 East 122nd Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues)
Population Served: Victims of crime and abuse, including domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
Phone: 212.316.2100
Hours: Please call for hours of operation.
Directions: Take the 4/5/6 trains to 125th Street.  Walk 3 blocks south to 122nd Street and 1 block west to Park Avenue.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Community Program
50 Court Street, 9th Fl                                                                  
Population Served: Victims of crime and abuse, including domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
Phone: 718.624.2350
Hours: Please call for hours of operation.
Directions: Take the 4/5 trains to Borough Hall. Head west on Joralemon Street toward Court Street. Turn left onto Court Street. An alternative route would be to take the 2/3 trains to Borough Hall. Head west toawrd Court Street. Turn left onto Court Street. 

Queens

Queens Community Program
151-20 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Fl
Population Served: Victims of crime and abuse, including domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
Phone: 718.262.0202
Hours: Please call for hours of operation.
Directions: Take the E/J/Z to Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer. Head west on Archer Avenue toward 153rd Street. Turn right onto 153rd Street. Turn left onto Jamaica Avenue. 

Staten Island

Staten Island Community Program
30 Bay Street, 5th Fl
Population Served: Victims of crime and abuse, including domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
Phone: 718.720.2591 
Hours: Please call for hours of operation.
Directions: From the Staten Island Ferry Terminal walk to Hyatt Street. Continue to top of hill and make a left on St. Marks Place. The office is a big brown building on the right side across from the municipal parking lot. It is a 5-10 minute walk.

New York Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) System

The New York VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the New York VINE system is 1.888.VINE 4 NY (888.846.3469).  This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
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