Domestic Violence Services

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Oneida County

Oneida County Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline | 315.797.7740

Hotline is available 24-hours and always completely free and confidential.

YWCA Mohawk Valley is a certified provider of domestic and sexual violence crisis services by New York State. We are certified in both residential and non-residential settings. Our services are always confidential, free, and provided regardless of when the abuse occurred or if it was reported.

Our Services Include:

  • Two 24-hour emergency shelters for survivors and families fleeing domestic violence
  • Individual counseling
  • Support groups for adult survivors of domestic violence
  • Safety planning
  • Survivor advocacy and accompaniment in medical, legal, and law enforcement procedures
  • Information and referrals to outside services (including social services, housing, employment assistance, etc.)
  • Prevention education and outreach initiatives
  • Assistance with crime victim compensation procedures through the Office of Victim Services (OVS)

Advocates Available:

  • YWCA MV main office, 7 Rutger Park in Utica
  • Utica Family Court
  • Rome Family Court
  • Utica Civil Court
  • Rome Civil Court
  • Oneida County Child Advocacy Center
  • Oneida County Sheriff’s Office
  • Rome Police Department
  • Utica Police Department
  • Oneida County Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Campus Advocates for colleges and universities in Oneida County

Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive, controlling behavior that can include physical abuse, emotional or psychological abuse, sexual abuse or financial abuse (using money and financial tools to exert control). Domestic violence is a pervasive, life-threatening crime that affects millions of individuals across the United States regardless of age, economic status, race, religion or education.
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)