Women’s Center Department of Counseling
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 237-8184
Fax: (212) 484-1319
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Black Women’s Blueprint is a civil and human rights organization whose purpose is to take action to secure social, political and economic equality in American society. They engage in progressive research, historical documentation, support movement building and organize on social justice issues steeped in the struggles of Black women within their communities and within dominant culture.
The Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE) works as a catalyst for change in the lives of women, LGBT people, teen women, children, and other communities especially those affected by violence. CAE’s programs are designed to develop participants’ skills, knowledge, and awareness to enable them to heal from, prevent, and counter violence.
CVTC is the largest and most comprehensive hospital-based victim assistance program in New York State. CVTC is a model for other health care institutions in the United States and around the world in the respectful treatment of survivors of family and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and other forms of violence and crime.
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The RightRides program offers women and LGBTQ individuals a free, safe, late night ride home on Friday and Saturday nights from 11:59 PM – 3 AM, (early Saturday and Sunday mornings) in 45 NYC neighborhoods across four NYC boroughs.
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Sakhi for South Asian Women is an anti-domestic violence organization
that works with the South Asian community in the New York metropolitan area.
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Sauti Yetu's direct services, public education, and policy and advocacy programs promote African immigrant girls' safe transition into adulthood, curb violence in the family, and give poor and low income immigrant women access to life skills and leadership opportunities.
SAVI is dedicated to validating, healing and empowering survivors and their supporters to lead safe, healthy lives through advocacy, free and confidential counseling, and public education.
SAFER empowers students to hold their universities accountable for having strong campus sexual assault policies and programming.
The Violence Intervention Program (VIP) is a nationally recognized Latina organization. Their mission is to promote nonviolent partner relationships, familias, and communities through raising awareness, activism, and culturally competent services that are respectful of each survivor's right to self-determination.