Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Spring 2015 OPDV Bulletin

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Featured in this issue: The Domestic Incident Report

Table of Contents
NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline

1-800-942-6906
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
24/7 CONFIDENTIAL

What’s Happening

OPDV’s new FAQ page answers questions about domestic violence, victims & abusers, getting help, cause & prevalence. & more.

Crime Victims Rights Week

National Crime Victims Rights Week is April 19-25. Visit OVC’s official National Crime Victims’ Rights Week site for announce­ments and information

Teal awareness ribbon, captioned: “April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

For more information on sexual assault, please see the Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse information on our website .

Did you know…

In 2013, police outside New York City responded to 187,710 domestic incidents, a 5% decrease from 2012. This statistic is taken from the 2013 New York State Do­mestic Violence Dashboard.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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