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Help for Victims of Domestic Violence

  • May 8 2019

Word bubble graphic in shape of lightbulb with hand holding marker writing domestic violence-related wordsIf you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are many resources available for assistance. The Family Court and Criminal Courts of New York State adjudicate claims of domestic violence.  The compassionate, experienced attorneys at O’Connell and Aronowitz are able to help you through the process.

In the Capital Region of New York, emergency shelters can be found at:

  • Equinox, Inc.
    • Hotline: (518) 432-7865
    • Business Phone: (518) 434-6135
  • Unity House of Troy, Inc.
    • Hotline: (518) 272-2370
    • Business Phone: (518) 272-5917
  • City Mission of Schenectady
    • Business Phone: (518) 346-2275
  • Domestic Violence Advocacy Program (DVAP) at MACSC
    • Hotline: (518) 664-4008
    • Business Phone: (518) 664-8322
  • YWCA of Northeastern New York
    • Hotline: (518) 374-3386
    • Business Phone: (518) 374-3394

Nationally, help and information are available at many organizations, including the following:

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
  • National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
  • The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute
  • National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

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