Who We Are
The Domestic Violence Law project ("DVLP") was established by Safe Horizon in 1991. Since it's inception, DVLP has provided high-quality legal advocacy and representation to thousands of low-income and indigent victims of domestic violence in family justice proceedings such as order of protection, custody support, and divorce proceedings; DVLP also advocates for clients within the criminal justice system. DVLP operates a legal intake line that provides information, referrals, and assistance to victims of domestic violence. DVLP attorneys receive referrals for representation from citywide domestic violence hotline, district attorneys, family court and integrated domestic violence court judges and from community groups throughout the five boroughs.
How to Get Help
At this time we are offering remote services. Visit our website or call our hotline at (718) 834-7430 ext. 1101. Safe Horizon checks the hotline daily. You can also use the following area specific contact information below:
- Domestic violence victims: (800) 621-HOPE (4673)
- Victims of crime and their families: (866) 689-HELP (4357)
- Rape & sexual assault victims: (212) 227-3000
Last Reviewed: May 4, 2020