Operates two 24-hour-a-day hotlines for victims of crime or domestic violence and their families. The Crime Victims Hotline (212-577-7777) and the Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-621 -HOPE) offer immediate crisis counseling, information and referral to shelter, long or short-term counseling, legal assistance, document replacement, lock replacement and compensation assistance to victims of crimes. The hotlines also provide practical assistance, such as emergency financial assistance for transportation, or food vouchers for clients in need. Services are available in English and Spanish (Victim Services also has access to translators for many other languages) and are free of charge. Both hotlines have a TDD capability (1-800-810-7444) for hearing-impaired callers. Victim Services also operates hotlines for victims of elder abuse (212-227-1227) and incest (212-227-3000).
Citywide and New York County