Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Fall 2015 OPDV Bulletin


Featured in this issue: Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

Table of Contents
NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline

English & español, Multi-language Accessibility
Nat’l Relay Service for Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711
In NYC: 311 or 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)
TDD: 1-866-604-5350

Shine the Light! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

October is Domestic Violence Aware-ness Month! What are you planning to turn purple this year? Check out our Toolkit for ideas. During DVAM, post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtags #ShineTheLight and #NYSpurple.

In Our Next Issue:

Teen Dating Violence!
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Are you planning ahead?
Check out our 2014 efforts and stay tuned for details and ideas for 2015!

Did you know…

In New York State in 2014, the amount of money paid for domestic violence claims was $2,655,234, and the amount of money paid for sexual assault claims was $849,599.

This information was taken from the 2014 NYS Domestic Violence Dashboard.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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