Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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Just released: The 2015 New York State Domestic Violence Dashboard

We are pleased to bring you the 2015 Domestic Violence Dashboard, which provides a wealth of information about the statewide prevalence of and response to domestic violence in 2015. Please note that we have added several new data points this year, in our ongoing effort to provide the broadest, most useful collection of data possible.

We also encourage you to refer to our newly created Domestic Violence Dashboard Guide for more information about the data we have been collecting since 2007, and for specific information about the new data we have collected each year.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is here!

We hope you have been Shining the Light across New York State! If not, it’s not too late to make plans. See our Shine the Light toolkit for ideas and printable resources, like posters and brochures. Thank you to those who have already sent photos; we will be posting them to our 2016 Shine the Light Facebook photo album soon, so check back often. You can email photos to and/or post them to social media with the hashtag #ShineTheLight. And remember, Thursday, October 20 is the statewide Wear Purple Day!

See Governor Cuomo’s 2016 Proclamation of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

New York Goes Purple: A selection of photos from across the state

OPDV Bulletin Winter 2016 coverRecent publication: Fall 2016 OPDV Bulletin

Domestic Violence and Strangulation: A Guide for Victims and Professionals pdf HTML (web page), provides information about the signs and symptoms of strangulation, and provides recommendations and resources for victims and professionals.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace: A Handbook for Employers provides information to employers about the impact domestic violence can have in the workplace, and offers guidance and resources on how to best address the concern. 

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