- Form used under the Family Violence Option to screen all applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for domestic violence.
Violence Palm Card (English and Spanish)
Provides information about domestic violence services to all applicants and recipients of temporary assistance.
- Information for Those Applying for Temporary Assistance at Their Local Department of Social Services
- Notificación sobre violencia doméstica para todas las personas que solicitan o reciben Bienestar Social.
Reference for Domestic Violence Screening Under The Family Violence Option (pdf)
Provides policy information and a sample guide for social services staff to use when conducting the domestic violence screening under the FVO.
Domestic Violence Services
The excerpt, entitled "Getting Help from the Department of Social Services," specifies the domestic violence services available in New York State and the legal rights of victims of domestic violence within the social services system.
Family Violence Option
An overview of the main provisions of the Family Violence Option in New York State.