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Be a Voice for Domestic Violence Victims & Survivors

If domestic violence has impacted your life or the life of someone you love, we know you’ve come here to make a positive difference.

1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

Our community of advocates and supporters provides compassionate and expert support for people in New York City who have experienced all forms of violence including Domestic Violence. We invite you to join us.


Together we can change the narrative of Domestic Violence being an endemic problem and realize a world free from violence.

Here are some actions you can take right now:

  1. Join our mailing list. In order to stay up to date on what’s happening in the world of domestic violence advocacy. We can keep you aware of policy initiatives, news, actions you can take, events you can attend, etc. Go to the “Get Involved” section and in the top module type in your first and last name and the best email to reach you and click submit now.

  2. Host a fundraiser. As the largest victims services agency in the United States, we have professional, effective, and compassionate care and services available. Raising funds for Safe Horizon directly benefits victims and survivors by helping us staff our services and helping us to get the word out about our offerings. In the “Get Involved” section click on “Fundraiser” and follow the prompts to create your fundraiser.

  3. Make a donation. Every dollar donated directly affects our ability to provide services to people who need them. It’s quick and easy and has a big impact! You can choose to donate whatever works for you. Click “Donate” in the “Get Involved” section to make your donation.

  4. Share. By putting this page on your social media, you can publicly advocate for victims & survivors and encourage others to get involved in making a difference too. Community is very powerful and you’ll be surprised at the impact you can make with just a simple social media share. In the “Get Involved” section click the icon for the social media platform you’d like to share and then follow the prompts to complete your share.

  5. Get Educated. Head over to our dv facts and stats page to learn the definition of domestic violence, who it effects, the different types of domestic violence, and more. The more you know, the more effective you can be in your advocacy.

  6. Visit Our Careers Page. The opportunity to use your work life to make a difference! With our staff, community agency partners, advocates, and governmental partners, we lead the way by empowering victims and survivors to find safety, support, connection, and hope.  View the page.

We are part of a community that includes advocates, government partners, supporters, advocates, professionals, and caring people like you. Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim services organization. Our Mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families, and communities.

Established in 1978, Safe Horizon is the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States. We touch the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year.

Safe Horizon has brought life and sunshine to my dark and horrific past! It’s time to move on.” — Armando, a Safe Horizon client

Join us by taking action today!

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