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SEEKING SUPPORT?
The Alliance has compiled a number of resources available for survivors, their friends and families, and professionals assisting survivors in New York City.

Hotlines

New York City Hotlines & Referral Services

If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault, call the Safe Horizon Rape Crisis/Sexual Abuse Hotline 212-227-3000 to find the nearest rape crisis program.

If you or someone you know needs general information, support and assistance with reporting sexual violence, call the New York City Police Department Special Victims Report Line, 212-267-RAPE (7273), or call the NYC Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, 212-714-1141.

To report child abuse and neglect, call the New York State Child Abuse and Maltreatment Register Hotline, 1-800-342-3720 (general public) or 800.635.1552 (mandated reporters).

For information about convicted felons in the Department of Corrections, call Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE), 888.VINE.4NY.

For help with victims' rights and compensation, call the New York State Crime Victims Board, 718-923-4325, or 1-800-579-0689, or 1-888-289-9747 (TTY).

The group Support Orthodox Victims of Rape and Incest (SOVRI) has re-started a Sexual Abuse Helpline in conjunction with The Beth Israel Victim Services Program, the number is: 212-844-1495.

If you are someone you know in New York State is dealing with a drug, alcohol or gambling addiction, call the New York HOPEline number, 1-877-8-HOPE NY.

New York City District Attorney's Crime/Special Victims Bureaus

District Attorney's offices in each borough have specialized divisions that prosecute sexual assault and abuse. The numbers of the offices are listed below.

 

Manhattan (adult sexual assault) 212-335-9373
Manhattan (child sexual abuse) 212-335-4300
Brooklyn (sex crimes bureau) 718-250-3170
Brooklyn (counseling) 718-250-3820
Bronx 718-590-2115
Queens 718-286-6505
Staten Island 718-556-7125

National Hotlines and Referral Services

If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual violence call the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) Free, confidential, 24 hrs.

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3244 (TTY) for support, shelter, or services. Free, confidential, 24 hrs.

If you know a child who is being abused or neglected call the Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline for advice and information. This is not the same as reporting the abuse - the purpose is to give you information on options. 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) Free, confidential, 24 hrs.

If you or someone you know is being stalked, contact the National Center for Victims of Crime Stalking Resource Center at 1-800- FYI-CALL M-F, 8:30 am- 8:30 pm EST or visit their website http://www.ncvc.org/src/index.html

If you or someone you know is in the military and needs confidential advice or services re: family violence, contact the Miles Foundation 203-270-7861 or e-mail them at milesfdn@aol.com

If you or someone you know is a crime victim who needs assistance pursuing civil justice, contact the National Crime Victims Bar Association, 202-467-8753.

Referral Services for Offenders

If you are an adult at risk for sexually abusing a child, or are a friend or family member of a sexual abuser and/or victim, or a parent of a child with sexual behavior problems, call the STOP IT NOW! Helpline, 1-888-PREVENT (773-8368). Free, confidential, Mon.-Fri. 9:00am-5:00pm.

If you are interested in locating a treatment provider for an individual with sexual behavior problems, call the Sexual Abuser Treatment Referral Line: 1-802-247-3132, Mon.-Fri. 9:00am-4:30pm.

"SVP" By Jonathan G.