To improve New York State’s response to and prevention of domestic violence with the goal of enhancing the safety of all New Yorkers in their intimate and family relationships.
To create a State in which communities and systems are committed to supporting and promoting equality, dignity and respect so that individuals can feel safer in their intimate and family relationships.
NYS Domestic Violence Advisory Council members:
Maggie Fronk, Executive Director Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County
Barbara Hale, Executive Director YWCA of Genesee County, Inc.
Mary Kornman, Chief, Bureau of Strategic Planning & Crime Control Strategies Westchester County District Attorney's Office
Susan John, Assemblywoman
James Murphy, III District Attorney Saratoga County District Attorney's Office
Sharon Townsend, Vice Dean for Family and Matrimonial Law, New York State Judicial Institute
Michele McKeon, Chief Executive Officer NYS Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Helene Weinstein, Assemblywoman
Angela Yeboah, Attorney Sanctuary for Families
NYS Department of Correctional Services
NYS Department of Health
NYS Department of Labor
NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services
NYS Division of Parole
NYS Education Department
NYS Office for the Aging
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
NYS Office of Mental Health
NYS Office of Probation and Correctional Alternatives
NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
NYS Office of Victim Services