Tell your local elected official to pass SB S2509 – the law giving work protections for DV Victims in New York!
There’s still a few days left to October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. So, we would like to bring attention to potentially new domestic violence work protections. Domestic violence is a very real concern in New York. Its also an issue which affects many individuals across the State. New crime data shows a rise [...]
The Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence (OCDV) has teamed up with the Advanced Volunteer Opportunity Network (A.V.O.N.) Mentoring Program to improve the social stature of domestic violence victims. The A.V.O.N. foundation awarded the Mayor’s office with a $95,000 grant to help further enrich the work in the office. The grant is a part of [...]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. During this time, we will be running an informational series on domestic violence resources and information in New York. Our first New York Domestic Violence Awareness Series, will begin with the topic of safety and how to stay safe if you or someone you know is involved in domestic [...]
What are the signs that something’s wrong in a relationship? Signs of an abusive relationship aren’t always physical
What are the signs that something’s wrong in a relationship? Is it when your partner starts controlling who you can or can’t see? Or when your partner threatens to hurt you, your loved ones, or even your pets if you don’t do what he or she wants? Signs of an abusive relationship aren’t always physical. [...]