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Annual Report

A Message from our Board Chair and our CEO

2018 marked Safe Horizon’s 40th anniversary of helping survivors of crime and abuse heal and rebuild
their lives. Through the years, we have helped start important conversations about the complex needs
of survivors and we continue to be pioneers in providing advocacy and services. We thank our generous
supporters for partnering with us.

Our Impact

We are the nation’s largest victim services agency, offering support and services to survivors of violence
and crime at locations in all five boroughs of New York City. Figures below represent our impact at select
programs during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2018.

Child Abuse

We operate Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) in all five boroughs where children who have suffered sexual or severe physical abuse are treated by caring teams. 9,750 children and 3,820 caregivers found healing and hope at our CACs.

Our Child Trauma Response Team (CTRT) works with law enforcement to provide a coordinated, trauma-focused, and interdisciplinary response to children and impacted caregivers exposed to violence in the home. We provided services to 292 families.

We provided free, supportive, educational childcare to 9,132 children at our six Children’s Centers in New York City courts.

Child Abuse
Human Trafficking

Our Anti-Trafficking Program provides legal and case management services to survivors of labor trafficking and sex trafficking. We work with people of all genders and ages. We provided services to 266 clients.

Human Trafficking
Youth Homelessness

Our Streetwork Project operates two drop-in centers, a short-term crisis shelter and an outreach program providing information, food, and supplies to homeless youth throughout New York City. We worked with 900 clients and made 13,742 outreach contacts.

Youth Homelessness
Domestic Violence

We offer support, information, and expertise so that each client can choose their own path to heal and rebuild their lives. In 2018 we:

  • Answered 79,677 calls to the Domestic Violence Hotline
  • Provided a safe haven to 864 victims of domestic violence and their 1,229 children at our eight Domestic Violence Shelters
  • Our Domestic Violence Law Project provided 1,269 clients free legal representation, information, and consultation to domestic violence victims on family law matters
  • Provided outreach, advocacy, and case management to 16,683 survivors through our Crime Victims Assistance Program
  • Helped 3,539 clients with advocacy, case management and supportive counseling in our Family Courts Program
Domestic Violence
Victims of Crime, Abuse or Sexual Assault

We support survivors of all types of crime including rape, assault, gang violence, hate crimes, and family members of homicide victims. Our services include advocacy, emergency assistance, safety planning, case management and more. In 2018 we:

  • Worked with 2,323 survivors at our Community Programs and 3,058 survivors through our Criminal Court Programs
  • Assisted 23,721 crime victims at Crime Victims Assistance Program
  • Answered 7,043 calls to our Crime Victims Hotline, and 5,281 calls to the Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline
  • Replaced 713 lock and cylinders through Project Safe, our program for free home lock replacement for crime victims
  • Our Immigration Law Project provided legal representation, legal advice, and consultation to 1,436 victims of crime who are immigrants
Victims of Crime, Abuse or Sexual Assault

2018 Financial Summary

for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2018

Where Our Funds Came From
How We Spent Our Funds
Programs We Supported