Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Publications & Public Education Materials

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Materials listed below may be downloaded and reproduced. Materials are available in PDF (Portable Document Format). Adobe® Acrobat®Reader™ lets you view and print PDF files and can be downloaded free from the Adobe Acrobat site. Some material is also available in text version. If you cannot use a PDF document, please contact and the same document, in an accessible format, will be provided to you.

Some materials may also be available to order see List of Materials-Order


Domestic Violence: Finding Safety and Support

Comprehensive guide for survivors and helpers with up-to-date information about adult domestic violence, safety planning, and getting help from domestic violence services, the police, and the courts.

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  • SHARE Card pdf HTML (Web page)   Order Copies

    A 2.25” by 5” card that is easily hidden in a phone case which informs victims of their right to free confidential screening and counseling. SHARE provides the victim with the NYS Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline.

Domestic Violence and Strangulation: A Guide for Victims and Professionals pdf HTML (web page) 


New York State’s Response to Domestic Violence: Systems and Services Making a Difference, 2006 report cover
New York State's Response to Domestic Violence: Systems and Services Making a Difference, 2006

Identifies and highlights the vast work performed in New York State to respond to domestic violence. Provides information on federal, state and local funding, training, services, and creative strategies used to address this issue, 2006.


"You are not his property. Teen Mini-poster"
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8-1/2” x 11” poster designed to raise general awareness of teen dating violence. It lists the Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline numbers.

Available in six languages:

"This Isn’t Love" Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Campaign PosterThis Isn't Love Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Poster

Poster designed to encourage teens to recognize abusive behavior and to learn more about it. It features a pink background, with a box of candy hearts spilling out. They show some unexpected messages:  BE MINE, U R MINE, ANSWER ME!, CALL ME NOW, LOSER, WHERE RU?, DON’T WEAR THAT, SHUT UP, U R FAT, GET HERE.

  1. Note: If you are using a screen reader assistive device, please be aware that, due to technical difficulties, the PDF of the brochure will not be read in the correct order. We are working to remedy this and will replace this version with a fully accessible version when available.