JEWISH BOARD OF FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF FAMILY VIOLENCE
120 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Contact: Janet Geller, C.S.W., Ph.D., Director.
Provides a range of services to battered women and children and batterers, including
a Family Violence Hotline (718-237-1337); crisis intervention; individual, group
and couples counseling services; residential services, including a shelter and scaftered-sfte
apartments for victims of battering; special counseling services for children; and
referral and educational information to battered women and children and batterers.
Services offered at the Jewish Board's Madeleine Borg Community Services (MBCS)
offices throughout New York City.
Eligibility criteria: New York City residents; open to all battered women and batterers,
victims and families where physical and sexual abuse is present. Payments accepted:
Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, sliding scale.
Languages (other than English): Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, Yiddish.
The following Madeleine Borg Community Services offices of the Jewish Board provide
crisis intervention, counseling and support services to individuals and families
confronting the consequences of family violence:
MBCS Riverdale Office
4049 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10471
Contact: Myrna Epstein, C.S.W., Director.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
MBCS Pelham Office
990 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461
Contact: Patricia Nitzburg, C.S.W., Director.
Hours: Monday: 9:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.;
Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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