If you are in immediate danger, CALL 911 now. We encourage you to first get to a place of safety, and then seek immediate assistance from police and healthcare providers to ensure your physical safety, emotional support and medical care.
Local Resources – New York City
If you have been the victim of a sexual assault, it is important to preserve evidence. The best way of doing so is to seek emergency treatment as soon as possible and before showering or changing your clothing. Three local health centers have SANE nurses available. These providers have specialized training for treating victims of sexual assault to provide all necessary support and treatment and to preserve forensic evidence.
Bellevue Hospital, 462 First Avenue, Room A329, New York, NY. Phone: 212-562-3025
Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Petri Div, ER Dept, First Ave & 16th Street, New York, NY. Phone: 212-420-2840
Lenox Health, Greenwich Village, 30 Seventh Ave, New York, NY. Phone: 646-665-6910
Counseling & Advocacy Hotlines:
Safe Horizon - Safe Horizon takes action by providing practical services like a new lock, 24-hour hotlines, safe shelter, and food as well as supportive services like mental health counseling.
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or dial 311.
Rape, Sexual Assault, & Incest Hotline: 212-227-3000
New York City Anti-Violence Project – Serving NYC’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender, Queer and HIV-affected Communities
Hotline: 212-714-1141 (available 24/7)
116 Nassau Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Business Phone: 212-714-1184 x 23
Violence Intervention Program, Inc. – providing support through a 24/7 live-operated bilingual hotline, assistance with Orders of Protection, finding a safe place tolive, and finding legal help
Hotline: 1-800-664-5880 (24/7; bilingual Spanish/English)
P.O. Box 1161, Triborough Station
New York, NY 10035
NYPD Special Victims Division
24 hour Hotline – 646-610-7272
New York City Police Department (6th Precinct)
Precinct number – 212-741-4811
Domestic Violence – 212-741-4800
Legal Aid/Community Resources –
Her Justice, Inc.
100 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Business Phone: 212-695-3800
Urban Justice Center – Domestic Violence Project
40 Rector Street, 9th Floor
Manhattan, NY 10038
Business Phone: 718-875-9400
Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT)
32 Court Street, Suite 1208
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Business Phone: 212-343-1122
Brooklyn Defender Services
177 Livingston Street, 5th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Business Phone: 718-254-0700
Additional off-campus resources are also listed in the Sexual Misconduct and Assault Information section of this website.