Are you a Victim of Domestic Violence?
FIND A SAFE PLACE and get COUNSELING
Vera House 24-Hour Crisis & Support Line — (315) 468-3260
TTY — (315) 484-7263 (For the Deaf Community — Regular Business Hours Only)
New York State Domestic Violence Hotline — 1 (800) 942-6906
Onondaga County Helpline — 211 or 1-844-245-1922
CONTACT Community Services — 315-251-0600
SHA Residents: If you are a Syracuse Housing Authority Resident contact your property manager or RSS at (315) 470-4359 to discuss your housing rights regarding the eviction process and whether you are eligible for a transfer.
CALL THE POLICE if you are in immediate danger — Try to remain calm. Provide the police with information and evidence of injuries. Ask for a police report. If you want your partner arrested, tell the responding officer.
Emergencies — 911
Syracuse Police Department — 315-442-5111
Onondaga County Sheriff — 315-435-2111
Sheriffs Abused Persons Unit — 315-435-3092
GET MEDICAL ATTENTION — Call your doctor or go to the emergency room for treatment. Make sure you tell the doctor how your injuries were sustained and have this information documented.
GET LEGAL HELP — if you are being abused by your partner, it is important to know your legal rights and options
FAMILY COURT / ORDER OF PROTECTION: Information about family court options can be obtained from an attorney or
Vera House volunteers at the courthouse Room 101,
Onondaga County Family Court, 401 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315) 671-2000, Fax: (315) 671-1163
DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm)
To initiate a criminal proceeding:
Onondaga County District Attorney's Office
505 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-3916 ext 305