The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence welcomes your questions, comments, suggestions and concerns. All mail sent to OPDV will be read. However, due to the volume of e-mail received, we may not be able to respond to all messages. As a general security precaution, OPDV does not open or forward e-mail attachments. We can assist you best by ensuring that your questions and comments are directed to those who can provide you with the information you are seeking. For that reason, we have developed this Contact Information page.
If you are concerned about someone knowing that you have visited this Web site, please use a safer computer, call 911, your local hotline or the NYS Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906, English & español/Multi-language Accessibility. Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711. For more information, please visit our Computer Safety page.
For more information about OPDV, to request training or technical assistance, or to obtain copies of brochures, posters, or other publications, contact us using the general information or subject-specific e-mail addresses and phone numbers:
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
Alfred E. Smith Building 80 South Swan Street, 11th Floor
Room Number 1157 Albany, NY 12210
Phone: 518-457-5800 Fax: 518-457-5810
Web site: http://www.opdv.ny.gov/
To contact OPDV with media requests, please go here.
Subject-specific contact information:
Please do not use these mailboxes for urgent messagesIf you are a victim of domestic violence seeking information or help, please call 1-800-942-6906. Mail is checked only during regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm excluding State Holidays.
- Public Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- OPDV Bulletin: opdvBulletin@opdv.ny.gov
- CPS/Child Welfare: 518-457-5800
- Community Corrections: email@example.com
- Criminal Justice: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Social Services: email@example.com
- Workplace: firstname.lastname@example.org
- To report technical difficulties or accessibility issues: email@example.com
OPDV does not provide direct victim services. However, if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence and you want help, emergency shelter or information, your best option is to call the domestic violence program in your community. You can also call the New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906, English & español/Multi-language Accessibility. Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711.
- Technical assistance
- Policy development and implementation
- Assistance to a wide variety of professionals to help improve responses to both victims of domestic violence and abusers.
- OPDV publications available for ordering are listed in our Publications page
- To report technical problems on this site, e-mail the Web site Manager. This mailbox is checked during regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm excluding State Holidays, and should not be used to send urgent messages.
- For further assistance, we can direct you to the agency and/or organization that may be able to answer your questions.
Please be advised that e-mail is not a secure or confidential way to discuss the violence in your life or in anyone else's life. For increased safety, please contact the New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906, English & español/Multi-language Accessibility. Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711. Traditional "corded" phones are more private than cell phones or cordless phones.