Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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February is Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month

Dating abuse, especially among teens, often doesn’t involve physical violence or injuries. Controlling and hurtful words are red flags in a dating relationship and can leave emotional scars. More information, resources

Learn about the “Teen Dating Abuse is #NotJustPhysical” social media advertising campaign.

Use this toolkit, which features graphics to share on social media, posters and other items to help spread the word and start a conversation about teen dating abuse.

OPDV Winter 2018 Bulletin

The OPDV Winter 2018 bulletin focuses on orders of protection. Highlights include our feature article, “Remote Access to Temporary Orders of Protection Program” as well as a Q&A about the successful implementation of this program in two local counties. This issue also provides information about how and when town and village court judges may issue orders of protection, an explanation of language translation of orders of protection, and information about how and when town and village court judges may issue orders of protection.

NYS Ursula Forem Domestic Violence Program Employment Fellowship RFP

The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) is accepting proposals from domestic violence service providers that are licensed and/or approved by NYS Office of Children and Family Services to hire college graduates or current graduate students to work for the domestic violence program.  

The deadline for proposals has been extended and proposals can now be submitted until Noon on Friday, February 16, 2018. Notification of the awards is expected to occur sometime in March.

No RFP questions were submitted prior to the January 13, 2018 deadline.

New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906
English & español/Multi-language Accessibility. Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711

New York State's Teen Dating Abuse Website

Afraid? Isolated? Confused? You are not alone.

OPDV Bulletin

We have made a change to the OPDV Bulletins page. In addition to locating Bulletin issues by year, you can now search them by subject as well.

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