October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness & Prevention Resources

American Cancer Society
https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer.html

National Breast Cancer Foundation
https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/about-breast-cancer/

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/resources/features/breastcancerawareness/index.htm

World Health Organization
https://www.who.int/cancer/events/breast_cancer_month/en/


Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Resources

NYC Go Purple Day – Thursday, October 22, 2020

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
https://www.thehotline.org/help/

NYS Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-942-6906
https://opdv.ny.gov/help/dvhotlines.html

NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Hotline
1-800-621-HOPE (4673) (Safe Horizon)
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/ocdv/index.page

Safe Horizon one-on-one online chat system:
http://www.safehorizon.org/safechat
Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm

Sakhi for South Asian Women
1-212-868-6741 M-F 10 am – 5 pm
https://www.sakhi.org/

Violence Intervention Program
1-800-664-5880 bilingual Spanish
http://vipmujeres.org/

Introduction to Domestic Violence & Gender-Based Violence

NYC Family Justice Centers
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/ocdv/get-help/covid-19-update.page
Bronx 718-508-1220
Brooklyn 718-250-5113
Manhattan 212-602-2800
Queens 718-575-4545
Staten Island 718-697-4300

NYC Domestic Violence Task Force

NYPD Domestic Violence Prevention