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Women’s Justice NOW (formerly the Service Fund of NOW-NYC) has been providing referrals to help women for more than 25 years. Our Helpline offers referrals for callers who need help with a variety of topics. A big “thank you!” to the Women’s City Club of New York (WCC) for their work on compiling resource for their online Citywide Guide to Services and Resources in New York.
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Legal Services help men, women, and children meet their essential needs and challenge systemic injustices experienced in their daily lives.
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Domestic & Gender-Based Violence
Domestic and Gender-Based Violence is violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the abuse of a spouse or partner. Further, this violence may be directed towards an individual specifically because of his/her gender.
Health & Mental Health Services
Health and Mental Health services encourage and support the maintenance and restoration of physical and mental health. They provide individuals and families with access to affordable, quality care and offer resources for sustaining healthy lifestyles.
Children, Youth & Families
Preventive Care and Screening Services strengthen families. Programs mobilize outside assistance to support parents and children in their efforts to remain united. This section also addresses Child Protective Services (CPS).
Pre-School and Childcare programs provide enrichment for children not yet old enough to enroll in kindergarten.
After-School Programs provide childcare for elementary and middle school youth at hours when students are not in school and parents are not at home. They offer academic, social, and recreational activities and are sometimes referred to as “extended day” programs or “out-of-school-time” (OST).
The Youth category lists programs and services that prepare young men and women for the challenges of adolescence and adulthood, and help youth develop social, ethical, emotional, physical, and cognitive competencies.
Food and Hunger
The programs in the Food and Hunger category help individuals and families secure food.
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