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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.
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Legal Services help men, women, and children meet their essential needs and challenge systemic injustices experienced in their daily lives.
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).
Education for Youth refers to programs and services which ensure that all young people have access to quality education. The government agencies and nonprofits included in this category serve all youth, regardless of background or disability, and seek to promote intellectual inquiry.
- College Preparation
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. Resources in this category are listed under farmers’ markets, food pantries, food stamp access, general food support, school lunches, senior food services and soup kitchens.
- Food Stamp Access
- General Food Support
- School Lunches
- Senior Food Services
- Soup Kitchens
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