Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
Strategies to End Gender-Based Violence
Crime Victims Services


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CSC Emergency Residential Shelter

The CSC emergency residential shelter is a comfortable, home-like residence at a secure location that is kept undisclosed for security purposes. CSC provides battered women and their children a safe place to live while they recover from the trauma of domestic violence and plan for their future safety. The residential shelter includes, bedrooms, bathrooms, a kitchen with a kosher section, and several common areas in which residents can gather for group meetings or just relax with their children.

CSC is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by trained professionals who provide:

  • Counseling, support, and advocacy
  • Education about domestic violence and legal rights
  • Help with developing family safety plans
  • Access to social service resources
  • Assistance with immigration and court issues
  • Child advocacy with schools and other educational resources
  • Assistance in preparing to move to transitional or permanent housing
  • Help with New York State Crime Victims Compensation Assistance applications

Shelter staff are supported by numerous volunteers who assist with childcare, recreation, food preparation, transportation, and other activities.