AEGIS BATTERED WOMEN'S PROGRAM, SHELTER FOR BATTERED WOMEN
PO. Box 905, Morris Heights, Bronx, NY 10453
718-733-4440 (24-hour crisis intervention hotline).
Contact: Carmen Alvarez, Director.
Battered women's shelter (90-day); individual/group counseling; court advocacy; assistance
with obtaining work and permanent housing; medical assistance; recreation, field
trips; placement in area schools for children; crafts program; community center;
programs for children.
Eligibility criteria: Working or on public assistance. Undocumented women, children
under 12 accepted.
Must be drug/alcohol free.
Hours: 24 hours/7 days.
Payments accepted: sliding scale.
Languages (other than English): Spanish.