1. How it Works
Services at the FJCs include:
- Counseling for adults and children, and mental health services for adults
- Help with safety planning, housing, shelter, and other needs
- Legal help with orders of protection, custody, visitation, divorce, immigration, and housing matters
- Help filing police reports
- Financial services, job training, and education program referrals
- Call the NYC Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-621-4673 or 800-810-7444 (if you are hearing impaired), or call 311 and ask for the Domestic Violence Hotline
- Call 911 if you are in danger and need immediate help.
- You don’t need to make an appointment to visit a Family Justice Center
- Services are free, confidential, and most are available at one location
- You can get help no matter your immigration status
- Staff speak more than 30 languages and interpreters are available
- Childcare is available while you are receiving services
More ways to get help with this program
Visit the website
Visit the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence website to learn more about FJCs and other services for domestic violence victims.
Ask for the Domestic Violence Hotline.
Call 911 if you are in danger and need immediate help.
Call the hotline
Visit a Family Justice Center
Find a Family Justice Center in your borough to speak with a counselor.