Center for the Women of New York (CWNY) is here for you. Call us at 718-793-0672 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we are not a shelter but we can refer you to a shelter or other social services.
Here are some useful links related to the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19:
- NYC Department of Health COVID-19
- Workforce One information for job seekers
- Northwell Health Coronavirus Digital Resource Center
- NewYork-Presbyterian Coronavirus Information
- Mount Sinai COVID-19 Facts & Resources
- NYC Comptroller COVID-19 Resource Center
- NY State Information on Novel Coronavirus
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
Advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential. Click here for their website.
National Human Trafficking Hotline 800-373-7888
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery and occurs when a trafficker coerces another person to perform commercial sex acts or labor or services against his/her will. Force, fraud, or coercion need not be present if the individual engaging in commercial sex is under 18 years of age. Text 233733. Click here for their website.
Planned Parenthood 800-230-PLAN
Call with concerns regarding reproductive healthcare. Click here for their website.
Legal Aid Society 212-577-3300
The Legal Aid Society can help with arrests, bail, family court, domestic violence, employment, health, housing, and many other issues. Click here for their website.
Cut It Out Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Training for Beauty Industry
CWNY is a certified Professional Beauty Association Cut It Out Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention trainer. Contact email@example.com to schedule a one-hour seminar for your beauty salon, nail salon, or beauty school.
Dress For Success
Are you a woman in need of clothing for interviews or employment? Call CWNY at 718-793-0672.
- Dress For Success Brookhaven: Click here for their website
- Dress For Success NYC: Click here for their website
A leading victim assistance organization with local offices in NYC. Click here for their website.
Connects people to resources to help them or a loved one experiencing dating, domestic, or gender-based violence. Click here for their website.
DigitalLearn Online Job Searching Course
In this class, get an overview of looking for a job online. Covers online classified sites, job search sites, company sites, and staying safe from scams. Click here for their website.
Breast Cancer Awareness & Prevention Resources
- American Cancer Society
- National Breast Cancer Foundation
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
- World Health Organization
Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Resources
- NYC Go Purple Day – October 22
- Introduction to Domestic Violence & Gender-Based Violence
- CWNY Report: Domestic Violence in Natural and Man-Made Disasters
- National Domestic Violence Hotline
- NYS Domestic Violence Hotline
- NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Hotline
1-800-621-HOPE (4673) (Safe Horizon)
- Safe Horizon one-on-one online chat system:
Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm
- Sakhi for South Asian Women
1-212-868-6741 M-F 10 am – 5 pm
- Violence Intervention Program
1-800-664-5880 bilingual Spanish
- NYC Family Justice Centers
Staten Island 718-697-4300
- NYC Domestic Violence Task Force
- NYPD Domestic Violence Prevention
Family Caregivers Resources
- Next Step In Care
- Next Step In Care – Terms and Definitions
- Caregiving.org Resources
- Caregiver Action Network
- Administration for Community Living’s National Family Caregiver Support Program
- Who Are Family Caregivers?
- CDC Caregiver Factsheet
- CDC Caregiving
- Veterans Day 2020 Discounts
- Military Benefits for Veterans
- Memorial to Women Veterans Marks Its 20th Anniversary
- Women Veterans Day Will Be Observed on Saturday, June 12, 2021
- The Women In Military Service For America Memorial
- The Women’s Memorial Oral History Program
- Center for Women Veterans
- Women Veterans Healthcare
- Department of Labor: A Conversation with Four African American Women Military Leaders on Blazing Trails in the Armed Forces
- American Legion Women Veterans
- VA Benefits and Programs for Women Veterans
- Veterans of Foreign Wars – Women Veterans
HIV/AIDS Awareness, Prevention, & Treatment Resources
Of the new HIV diagnoses in 2018, 19% were women.
85% of those cases were transmitted by heterosexual contact.
- HIV and Women (CDC)
- HIV and Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children (CDC)
- Find HIV Testing & Prevention Services Near You (CDC)
- World Health Organization
- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- HIV prevention basics (CDC)
- “PrEP” (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) treatment: daily medication for HIV/AIDS negative people who are at high-risk of getting HIV that can greatly reduce the chance of getting it if exposed (CDC)
- “PEP” (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) treatment: emergency-only medication for people who are HIV/AIDS negative, taken within 72 hours of possible exposure (CDC)
- “History of HIV and AIDS Overview” (Avert – UK nonprofit)
- “Origin of AIDS & HIV” HIV history pre-1980s (Avert – UK nonprofit)
- “HIV and AIDS Timeline” (National Prevention Information Network)
- “HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U), or Treatment as Prevention”: antiretroviral therapy is a daily medication for people who are HIV/AIDS positive that reduces the amount of HIV in the blood to undetectable levels low enough to be untransmittable (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
- Help paying for PrEP: “PrEP Assistance Programs” (PrEPcost.org)
- Copay Tips: “HIV, AIDS and Prevention Information and Resources” (Co-Pay Relief Program)
- “Questions to Ask Your HIV Care Provider” (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)