Center for the Women of New York (CWNY) is here for you. Call us at 718-793-0672 or email us at 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:

COVID-19 Vaccine has an overview on the vaccine for New Yorkers.
To schedule an appointment for the vaccine when you’ve become eligible:
New York City:
Visit or Call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692)
Long Island & New York State:
Visit or Call 833-NYS-4VAX (833-697-4829)
Any vaccine appointment must be scheduled ahead of time.

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 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

Safe Horizon

A leading victim assistance organization with local offices in NYC. Click here for their website.

NYC Hope

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

Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Resources

Family Caregivers Resources

Veterans Resources

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.

Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Resources

Intimate Partner Violence is a broader term for Domestic Violence.

Stalking Awareness Resources

There is a significant connection between stalking and femicide.

Human Trafficking Prevention Resources

Human trafficking (modern-day slavery) rises in times of economic hardship.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Resources

Heart Health Resources

Black Women’s History Resources

Eating Disorders Awareness Resources