Domestic Abuse Support
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24 Hour Hotlines:
24 Hour Erie County Domestic Violence Hotline
For Shelter: 716-884-6000
24 Hour Rochester Area Domestic Violence Hotline
(585) 222-SAFE (7233) or text (585) 348-SAFE (7233)
24 Hour New York State Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline
24 Hour National Domestic Violence Hotline
Domestic Abuse Services:
Crisis Services of Erie County: crisisservices.org
FREE & CONFIDENTIAL services will be provided based on the individual needs of the client. Services are also available to family members and significant others. Program services include:
24 Hour Hotline
Immediate crisis intervention and support at all Erie County emergency departments
Case management services
Linkage to NYS Office of Victim Services Compensation
Community education and training
Sexual violence prevention
Family Justice Center of Erie County: fjcsafe.org (716) 558-SAFE (7233)
All FJC satellite offices are currently closed to in-person visits. Please call (716) 558-SAFE (7233) for help, or to make an appointment for the Buffalo office. If you are having an emergency, please call 911.
The Family Justice Center helps victims of Domestic Violence by providing free services for domestic violence victims and their children through an extensive collaboration with 13 partner agencies, located at one secure, comfortable location. Victims can visit any of the three locations to take advantage of these free services to help them safely escape abuse.
The Center for Hope WNY: Help & Healing from Narcissistic Abuse
Specializing in legal representation, mental health support, financial advisement, real estate advisement, and self care opportunities
Haven House: Child and Family Services
Confidential Hotline: 716-884-6000
Non-emergency inquiries: 716-884-6002
Haven House works to prevent domestic and intimate partner violence and promote peace in the home. Our services for survivors include an emergency shelter in a confidential location, long-term transitional housing, and counseling to help individuals cope with the pain and trauma of violence in the home. Haven House serves survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence ages 16 and older and their children. Haven House does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, or disability.
Catholic Charities of Buffalo: 716-368-0591
An experienced advocate will work with each unique woman to guide, coach, mentor and support her while providing resources, referrals, advocacy, information and education in a way that is personalized to each situation. We will remind each survivor of her strength and ability to keep herself, her children, pets and loved ones safe while offering Transitional Advocacy and Support during this difficult time of complex change.
Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence (ECCAFV):https://www.eccafv.org/
PO Box 350
Buffalo, NY 14205
Helps provide linkages for victims of domestic violence around Erie County.
Willow Center https://willowcenterny.org/
Rochester, NY Domestic Violence Services
(585) 232-5200, firstname.lastname@example.org
Neighborhood Legal Services: https://nls.org/family/
Providing assistance with a number of legal issues including child custody, orders of protection, child support, family court.
45 Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
Serving Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming Counties
237 Main Street, Ste. 400
Buffalo, NY 14203
Serving Erie County
NIAGARA FALLS OFFICE
225 Old Falls Street 3rd Floor
Niagara Falls, NY 14302
Serving Niagara County
National Network to End Domestic Violence: Internet and Computer Safety with Domestic Violence/Abuse