Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Help Available

Afraid, Isolated, Confused? You are not Alone.

What Help is Available for Victims of Domestic Violence?

Victims in the Health Care System in New York

If you are a victim of domestic violence, and use the health care system,including the Emergency Room (ER), Obstetrics and gynaecology doctor/gynaecologist (Ob-Gyn), stand alone clinics, family planning, Prenatal Care Assistance Programs (PCAP), Women, Infants and Children Programs (WIC) etc., you should expect that the provider (the doctor, nurse or social worker):

If you answer yes to any of the questions, you should expect that they:

If you have suffered from: