Domestic Violence Shelters

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    Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter for individuals, primarily women, who have experienced domestic violence/abuse, and for their children. Such facilities usually provide in-house individual, group and family counseling and the full range of secondary services related to domestic violence including referral to appropriate resources. Also included are similar facilities for battered men and those that can accommodate both men and women, where they are available.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Abuse/Violence SupportServicesProvides support serves for victims of intimate partner violence with temporary housing, emergency transportation, childcare and advocacy with courts, law enforcement, Department of Social Services, etc. Also offers supportive counseling and safety planning, loaning of cell phones, assistance with NYS Office of Victim Services compensation claims and Family Offense Petitions. Domestic violence education is also available for individuals, groups and staff secondary schools, and colleges.ClintonSTOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ESSEX COUNTYBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesDomestic Violence and Crime Victims Services include a safe dwelling, a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, victims rights assistance, information on filing for compensation, transportation, and a cell phone program.FultonDOMESTIC VIOLENCE/CRIME VICTIMS SERVICESCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesOffers residential and non residential services to victims of domestic violence and their families. Services include a 24 hour hotline (518) 234-2231SchoharieDOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF DELAWARE, OTSEGO AND SCHOHARIE COUNTIES
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesThe Domestic Violence Program provides free and confidential services to all crime victims with a special emphasis on survivors of domestic violence including safe shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, advocacy, accompaniment, transportation, information and referrals, supportive counseling, a domestic violence support group, New York State Crime Victims Board claims assistance, and community outreach and education.FultonDOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMFAMILY COUNSELING CENTER
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesThe YWCA of Schenectady’s Domestic Violence Program offers shelter services and a 24-hour hotline, as well as advocacy for domestic violence victims and counseling services for domestic violence victims and their children. SchenectadyDOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMYWCA NORTHEASTERN NY
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesProvides a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, supportive counseling, advocacy, crime victim assistance, support groups, community education and outreach. The project can provide services to men who are victims but is not able to accommodate them in the safe dwelling, but referrals are made for other options. Also accept clothes, baby furniture, and/or household items for families of domestic violence. This project is looking for people to volunteer who have a working knowledge of domestic violence issues, and an ability to work with a variety of clients and providers.SaratogaDOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECTCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SARATOGA, WARREN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesThe Unity House of Troy Domestic Violence Services program provides services to all victims and survivors of domestic violence, including victims and survivors of intimate partner violence and family violence. Unity House operates a 33-bed confidential shelter and an extensive non-residential program. The program employs co-located advocates at the Rensselaer County Department of Social Services, Rensselaer County Child Protective Services, and Rensselaer County Family Court. Additionally, advocates are available to assist victims and survivors with law enforcement and prosecution. Services include advocacy, accompaniment, information and referral, support, and extensive safety planning. Unity House Domestic Violence Services offers several housing programs that provide intensive case management and rental assistance to program participants. Housing options include Permanent Supportive Housing, Rapid Re-Housing, and Transitional Housing. Unity House Domestic Violence Services offers a therapy program, which includes individual and group domestic violence education. Another service is the counseling, specifically designed for the unique circumstances that victims and survivors encounter. Finally, Unity House offers the Unity House Law Project. The Law Project provides consultation and representation on civil-legal matters to income-eligible victims and survivors within the county. Unity House Domestic Violence Services maintains the Rensselaer County 24 hour hotline, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. RensselaerDOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICESUNITY HOUSE OF TROY
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesColumbia Greene Domestic Violence provides victims/survivors of domestic violence and their children with safe, secure, temporary shelter in a comfortable atmosphere. The shelter is designed to meet the victims' physical needs by providing housing, food, clothing and personal items, as well as their emotional needs through support services. Support services are provided on an as-needed basis and include but are not limited to: support counseling, support group, advocacy, information and referral, transportation, New York State Crime Victim Board claims assistance. Staff will also familiarize clients with New York State laws that pertain to their situation and can help answer questions regarding custody, criminal charges, and protection orders. Shelter Staff can help victims understand the judicial process and attend legal and court appointments with the victim as requested. Shelter stay is limited to 135 days.GreeneDOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERCOMMUNITY ACTION OF GREENE COUNTY
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesEquinox has a 30-bed confidential emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Residents can stay up to 90 days. While in shelter, they receive case management, counseling, and assistance in finding permanent housing.AlbanyDOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTEREQUINOX
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesEmergency shelter for individuals and families fleeing abuse. SaratogaEMERGENCY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERWELLSPRING
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesProvides support serves for victims of intimate partner violence with temporary housing, emergency transportation, childcare and advocacy with courts, law enforcement, Department of Social Services, etc. Also offers supportive counseling and safety planning, loaning of cell phones, assistance with NYS Office of Victim Services compensation claims and Family Offense Petitions. Domestic violence education is also available for individuals, groups and staff.ClintonSTOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLINTON COUNTYBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Housing ServicesThe Aftercare/Transitional Housing Program was developed to address the individual needs of each woman leaving the shelter and offers short term housing and support for women and their children who have moved beyond an emergency phase and are making the transition to independent living. The Aftercare Program has a unique feature where participating clients are contacted and visited on a day-to-day or weekly basis while residing in their batterer-free home. Participants can be housed in the program's transitional apartments or within the local community. This program works closely with families to increase their independence from the batterer and help them to make healthier choices for their future. Services are provided on a voluntary as needed basis. Services provided include support counseling, recreational activities, budgeting, advocacy, information and referral, transportation, apartment search, job search, resume writing, as well as safety planning. HUD Permanent Supportive Housing is also a component of this program.GreeneDOMESTIC VIOLENCE AFTERCARE / TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMCOMMUNITY ACTION OF GREENE COUNTY

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