Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness Toolkit

These free tools and resources are designed to help advocates, service providers, businesses, law enforcement, government agencies and college campuses and others go purple in October, talk about the issue and encourage others to support victims and survivors.

Social Media: Share these graphics (zip file/download all 24) created for the campaign and customized for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Need inspiration for posts or tweets? Check out these facts and figures. Don’t forget to tag @NYSOPDV and use #NYGoesPurple4DV


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New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline card: This 2” by 3.5” card is the same size as a standard business card and designed for sharing with clients, customers, patients and anyone else in need of the NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline number and information. The back is left intentionally blank for notes, future appointment dates and other important information

Ally Card and Poster: Print these 3” by 5” cards for distribution to show people how easy and important it is to support victims of domestic violence.

Awareness Posters: Print these 8.5” by 11” poster size versions of the physical abuse, 8 million work days, and October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month graphics.

Domestic Violence Publications: visit our publications page to for more information about OPDV publications that you can order or print for distribution.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace: visit our DV and the Workplace page to learn what you can do to help your employees stay safe at work and what OPDV can do for you.

Web Banner: Download one of five sizes to use on a website or as part of an email signature; links to www.opdv.ny.gov for more information.

Sample Press Release and Proclamation: Customize this sample press release and send it to local media. Ask local elected officials to support the campaign by issuing a proclamation (here’s a sample).

How to Light a Structure: Share these instructions with facility and/or property managers willing to participate.

Conversation Starters: Use these talking points to educate others about the campaign or check out these book club suggestions.