Some people are hit, insulted, or threatened at home. Many times, this makes people feel ashamed. Some people don’t realize they are victims of domestic violence. They can suffer in silence for a long time before asking for help. If this happens to you, it’s not your fault.
Call these numbers for help finding shelter, emergency child care, transportation, and legal help:
- Fidelis Care: 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547), extension 16072. Our Case Managers can help you find community resources.
- New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
IN AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911.
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