Resources for Faculty and Staff

Off Campus Resources
Employee Assistance Program
Web Resources

 

Off Campus Resources

Close in Proximity

Crime Victims Treatment Center of St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital  (CVTC)
(212) 523-4728, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue Suite 8F and 126 West 60th Street
http://www.cvtc-slr.org

CVTC provides respectful treatment of survivors of family and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and other forms of violence and crime.  

St. Luke's (Mt. Sinai) Emergency Medical Services
(212) 523-3335, Amsterdam Ave & W 113th St
www.stlukeshospitalnyc.org/emergency_svcs_nyc_landing.aspx

Roosevelt Hospital (Mt. Sinai) Emergency Department
(212) 523-4000, 1000 10th Ave
http://www.roosevelthospitalnyc.org/emergency-services/

Both St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Departments provide highly acclaimed treatment services for victims of sexual assault and have SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) examiners available 24 hours a day. SAFE examiners devote their full attention to the victim’s needs, and only with the victim’s consent, collect evidence that can be used to prosecute the crime.

Other Hospital-Based Resources

The following hospitals provide safe examinations:

Harlem Hospital
(212) 939-1000, 506 Lenox Ave
http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/harlem/html/home/home.shtml

Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl., (212) 241-6500 or (212) 590-3300 
http://www.mountsinai.org/

For a list of other hospitals that offer SAFE centers, please visit: www.svfreenyc.org/survivors_emergency.html.

Legal Resources

The New York District Attorney's office offers centralized information about options and resources, including information about protective orders, related to domestic violence.  Please visit  http://manhattanda.org/resources-victims-domestic-violence 

Community-Based Resources

Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
116 Nassau Street, 3rd Floor, (212) 714-1184
http://www.avp.org/

AVP is a New York based resource.  AVP provides free and confidential assistance to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) people each year from all five boroughs of New York City through direct client services and community organizing and public advocacy.  Find more information on their website or reach their bilingual (English/Spanish) hotline at 212.714.1141.

Sanctuary for Families
PO Box 1406, Wall Street Station, (212) 349–6009
https://www.sanctuaryforfamilies.org/

Annually, Sanctuary for Families serves over 10,000 individuals who experience some form of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence. Its services include: counseling, legal assistance, crisis and temporary shelter, community education, and advocacy, among others.

Safe Horizon
2 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor, 1(800) 621-HOPE (4673)
http://www.safehorizon.org/

Through its 57 programs, Safe Horizon provides assistance to those who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, human trafficking, stalking, youth homelessness, and other violent crimes. Its services include: counseling, legal representation, and housing and employment assistance, among others.

Additional New York City resources and information can be found on the city government website at http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/living/violence-help-adults.shtml

Any of the above-mentioned services can assist with connecting you to the Victims Assistance Program to help cover costs of services.

Employee Assistance Program

Through Humana (formerly known as "Harris Rotherberg International, Inc.") we encourage you to participate in the Employee Assistance Program and to take advantage of the available resources provided. This program is available to you at no cost.  Click here to learn more about the Employee Assistance Program's referral services for counselling (24/7) as well as legal and financial advice. You may contact Humana at (800) 448-4358 or at www.hriworld.com

Web Resources

There is a wealth of information and support available online.  Below are a few resources that can be helpful to learn more about sexual violence behaviors and resources.

Intimate Partner Violence.   Also referred to as Domestic Violence, Relationship Violence, or Dating Violence.

Learn more about IPV behaviors: https://www.rainn.org/get-information

New York State domestic violence information and resources: http://www.opdv.ny.gov/help/index.html  (For resources in Spanish click here)

Stalking.  Learn more about Stalking behaviors: http://www.victimsofcrime.org/docs/src/stalking-fact-sheet_english.pdf

Sexual Assault. Learn more about Rape and Sexual Assault:  www.safehorizon.org

Online support and information about the impact of Sexual Assault:  www.rainn.org/get-information/effects-of-sexual-assault

Healthy Relationships and Self Care.  The New York Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence provides a wealth of resources related to dating violence and domestic violence.  Visit their website at:  http://www.nyc.gov/html/ocdv/html/prevention/relationship.shtml  Give and expect respect.  Visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline project, loveisrespect.org, described as the ultimate resource to engage, educate and empower youth and young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships.