2530 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458
718-933-1000 or 212-577-7777 (24-hour hotline)
Contact: Lisa Goodman, Director.

Counseling for victims of domestic violence and violent crime; cash for essentials and emergencies; emergency housing transfers; emergency lock repair; restitution assistance, i.e., help victims apply for compensation for any costs incurred due to crime (i.e., lost work time, physical and mental treatment); document replacement.

Eligibility criteria: victim.
Payments accepted: FREE.
Languages (other than English): Spanish.
Wheelchair access.

  • Family Violence Prevention Project (FVPP)

718-364-1500 or 212-577-7777 (24-hour hotline)
Contact: Warren Stafford, Program Director.

Preventive intervention where there has been domestic violence and children are at risk. Includes counseling and access to practical services.

Eligibility criteria: Child Welfare Administration referred; but can also take some self-referrals or referrals from the community.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.Payments accepted: FREE.

  • Domestic Violence Support Group

    Contact: Alberta Wilson, Group Counselor.
    Call to make referrals. Hours: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
    Eligibility criteria: victim of domestic violence.
    Payments accepted: FREE.

  • Emergency Family Day Care

Contact: Karen Shiver, Anania Almonte.
Day care (children 2 months to 12 years) in provider homes.
Eligibility criteria: women who are leaving or have left abusive situations.
Free for women on public assistance; sliding scale for working women.

  • Short-Term and Crisis Counseling

Contact: Lisa Goodman, C.S.W., Program Director.
Individual counseling for victims of rape, robbery, domestic violence and for families of homicide victims.
Eligibility criteria: victim.
Payments accepted: FREE.

  • Safe Homes - Kingsbridge Project Oasis

Contact: Yvette Lopez.
A safe homes network for battered women and their children. Clients receive counseling, parenting workshops, support groups, and advocacy for other services. Payments accepted: FREE.

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