Hotline Phone Numbers

Domestic Violence Hotline:
800.621.HOPE (4673)

Crime Victims Hotline:
866.689.HELP (4357)

Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline:
212.227.3000

TDD phone number for all hotlines:
866.604.5350

Press Releases

Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM
New York City public schools end the school year on June 26 and many students are looking forward to summer break. But for some, summer means that there will be no one to recognize their pain.
Posted on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 1:39 PM
“I would like to tell other domestic workers who are suffering as I did – you have rights and do not let anyone exploit you.” – Sangeeta Richard
Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Domestic Violence Online Petition Program will save hundreds of hours of time that victims would have spent waiting...

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM
New York City Council Youth Services Committee Chair Lewis Fidler joined youth, runaway and homeless youth providers and child advocates on the steps of City Hall to protest the proposed cuts to Runaway and Homeless Youth Services.
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Safe Horizon, the largest victim service agency in the country, announced today a new citywide phone helpline that will make access to critical victim’s services easier at any of Safe Horizon’s Community Program sites, regardless of location. Potential clients and those wishing to refer clients can call the Safe Horizon Community Programs Helpline (855-234-1042) from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Callers will benefit from immediate answers to questions and be able to schedule additional services at any of four sites across the region if needed.
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Safe Horizon announced last week that María de los Ángeles Corral, formerly from the College Board, has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications.
Posted on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Crane & Canopy announced a partnership with Safe Horizon to provide victims of domestic violence and abuse the gift of a safe and peaceful night’s sleep. From February 26, 2013 through May 30, 2013, as part of the “A Safe Night’s Sleep” initiative, Crane & Canopy will donate a complete bedding set for every bedding set purchased to Safe Horizon’s shelter residents as they leave the shelter to begin a future free from violence.
Posted on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“As the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, we know how important it is that victims of violence in need of emergency shelter, case management, counseling and other essential services can access these programs without delay. The failure of the House to consider renewing the Violence Against Women Act – which had already passed the U. S. Senate - sends a chilling message to victims of crime throughout the entire country. We strongly urge Congress to reintroduce this comprehensive measure immediately and call on the leadership of the House to move this bill forward without delay. Victims of violence should not be vulnerable to further abuse and even death because of political differences in Washington.”
Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:00 AM
On Thursday, December 6, the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) hosted its 6th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner. The event recognizes social work leaders who have made substantive contributions to the field and demonstrated outstanding leadership, expertise and dedication to the profession and to the improvement of social and human conditions in the New York City area. Safe Horizon’s Maureen Curtis and Amy Edelstein were among the 26 award recipients selected by NASW-NYC in the Mid-Career Exemplary Leaders and the Emerging Leaders categories, respectively.
Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Safe Horizon announced today a partnership with the Mayor’s Office Survivors of Human Exploitation Working Group and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to provide an introductory guide to health care providers on how one can identify possible victims of trafficking and appropriately respond to the victims they may encounter. Intended to be used as an introduction for medical professionals who may come into contact with victims of human trafficking, “Recognizing Human Trafficking: Guidelines for Health Care Providers” highlights several indicators to assist medical professionals in identifying and responding to human trafficking in their day-to-day practices while seeing patients.
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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