Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
Strategies to End Gender-Based Violence
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Domestic and Dating Violence

Non-residential Services for Victims of Domestic and Dating Violence

Non-residential services to domestic and dating and sexual violence victims has been the core of Center for Safety & Change for the past 31 years. These services have been developed specifically to serve domestic violence victims who do not require or desire residential placement. 

Residential services are provided at an undisclosed confidential Emergency Shelter. The Center for Safety & Change also runs one of the few emergency shelters in the New York Metropolitan area with kosher cooking facilities. 

Center for Safety & Change provides comprehensive non-residential services to all victims of domestic violence. A person is deemed eligible for non-residential services when she or he provides oral and/or documentary information to establish eligibility, regardless of income or immigration status.

Most non-residential services are provided at the one of six Center for Safety & Change locations in Rockland County; some services for domestic violence victims with special circumstances may be provided at other sites, including the Rockland County Child Protective Services (CPS) office in Pomona through a collaborative program with (CPS).

Project Tikvah is a special program of the Center for Safety & Change dedicated to  serving the needs of Orthodox Jewish women who are being abused. Prject Tikvah provides Orthodox women with an array of services including: counseling by a trained Orthodox advocate, a 24-hour hotline, court advocacy, and if necessary, legal services. Should you or someone you know require services from Project Tikvah contact the Coordinator of Services to the Orthodox Jewish Community.

Non-residential domestic violence services include:

  • 24/7 crisis hotline
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Support and empowerment groups
  • Advocacy and accompaniment
  • Safety planning
  • Legal services
  • Court assistance
  • Information and referral services
  • Community outreach and education
  • Children’s services and educational advocacy
  • Education programs for professionals
  • Education programs for teens
  • Transportation
  • Translation services
  • Assistance with New York State Office of Victim Services applications