The 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 coranavirus pandemic and COVID-19:

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 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 website.

Planned Parenthood 800-230-PLAN

Call with concerns regarding reproductive healthcare. Click here for 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 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 website

— Dress For Success NYC: click here for website

Safe Horizon

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

NYC Hope

Connects people to resources to help them or a loved one experiencing dating, domestic, or gender-based violence. Click here for 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 website.