Resources

Center for the Women of New York (CWNY) is here for you. Call us at 718-793-0672 or email us at info@cwny.org. Please note that we are not a shelter, but we can refer you to a shelter or other social services.

COVID-19

Here are some useful links related to the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19:

COVID-19 Vaccine

NYC.gov has an overview on the vaccine for New Yorkers. To find where you can receive a COVID-19 vaccine near you you’ve become eligible:
New York City – Visit nyc.gov/vaccinefinder or Call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692)
Long Island & New York State – Visit covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov or Call 833-NYS-4VAX (833-697-4829)

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.

New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-942-6906

Click here for their website.

NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE

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.

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.

Safe Horizon

A leading victim assistance organization with local offices in NYC. Click here for their website. Click here for their one-on-one online chat system available Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm

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.

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 events@cwny.org 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

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.

Resources by topic

Safety

Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence During COVID-19
Intimate Partner Violence
Sexual Assault
Gun Violence
Stalking
Human Trafficking
Fire Prevention
Stop Asian Hate
16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Mental Health

Mental Health
Depression in Women
Headaches and Migraines
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Holiday Blues

Physical Health

Wellness
Immunization
Disability Employment
LGBTQIA+ Health
Heart Health
Strokes
Nutrition
Vitamin D Deficiency
Eating Disorders
HIV/AIDS
Alzheimer’s Disease
Endometriosis
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Autoimmune Diseases in Women

Women’s History

Women’s History
Women’s Equality Day
100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Black Women’s History
Hispanic Women’s Heritage
Women Veterans
Pride Month
International Day of the Girl
International Women’s Day
National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Women in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
Memorial Day
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911

Cancers

Cancers in Women
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Gynecological Cancer (including Uterine/Endometrial, Uterine Sarcoma, Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers, and Gestational Trophoblastic Disease)

Family

Family Caregivers
Birth Control/Contraceptives
Maternal Health
Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage)
Breastfeeding
Back-to-School
Cancers in Men
Supporting Loved Ones with Cancer

Environmental

Earth Day
CWNY Report: “Environmental Injustice” – Earth Day 2022
Sustainability
Ecology and Women
National Parks and Recreation