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What Help is Available?

Afraid, Isolated, Confused? You are not Alone.

What Help is Available for Victims of Domestic Violence?

Financial

Survivors say that one of the hardest things about being abused by their intimate partner, or trying to get out and stay out, is dealing with financial troubles. Finding a decent place to live, trying to hold down a job, or get good childcare — it can seem so overwhelming.

Click to Empower

The Allstate Foundation has created programs for survivors seeking refuge from economic abuse. Check out their Financial Empowerment Curriculum and their Education and Job Training Assistance Fund.

Domestic Violence Entrepreneurship Program

Verizon Wireless offers small grants to survivors of domestic violence to help with costs of business start-up

NYS Office of Victim Services (OVS)

Information on eligibility for crime victim's compensation, a description of available compensation benefits, and how to receive a claim application.

New York State Department of Labor
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
Sexual Assault Programs