Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

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    Taxonomy Code: FT-3000.1750

    Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. Most also represent the person's interests in complexities that arise as part of the legal process such as restitution, payment of debts or child support, custody and visitation and property control. Some programs may also represent victims of domestic abuse who have been charged with a crime and/or handle cases involving accusations of child abuse filed by one parent against the other, abuse of an elderly person by an adult child or abuse of an adult child by a parent.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADVOCACYProvides trained legal advocates to accompany victims of domestic violence and sexual assault to court, to explain legal processes and to assist in obtaining orders of protection, visitation, custody and child support. Services available at the Riverhead, East Hampton and Southampton offices. Appointment required.SuffolkADVOCACYTHE RETREAT, INC.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECTProvides legal representation to victims of domestic violence in Suffolk County relating to family law matters, including obtaining orders of protection and custody.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECTProvides legal representation to victims of domestic violence in Suffolk County relating to family law matters, including obtaining orders of protection and custody.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./RIVERHEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    LEGAL ADVOCACYProvides legal advocacy including information, referrals or accompaniment to: Family Court, Criminal Court, Domestic Violence Court, Sex Offense Court, Integrated Domestic Violence Court, police, probation department District Attorney's office. Petitions and accompaniment for orders of protection. Also provides assistance to victims and family members who are entitled to compensation through the New York State Crime Victims Board. Provides referral, application process and support. Staff includes persons with Bachelors degree in human services. All staff trained by VIBS.SuffolkLEGAL ADVOCACYVICTIMS INFORMATION BUREAU OF SUFFOLK
    LEGAL SERVICESProvides legal representation for victims of domestic abuse, dating abuse, sexual abuse and stalking.SuffolkLEGAL SERVICESTHE RETREAT, INC.
    MATRIMONIAL & FAMILY LAW UNITProvides legal assistance with divorce custody, child support, obtaining civil orders of protection, and helping domestic violence victims obtain legal immigration status through U & T visa applications and VAWA petitions. Assistance available in Farsi, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, Mandarin and Cantonese. Please call for further information.MATRIMONIAL & FAMILY LAW UNITNEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP
    MOBILE LEGAL HELP CENTERProvides assistance with civil legal issues including legal counseling, advice, direct representation, community education and in the instance of an emergency, access to court judges via videoconference. Legal issues can include housing, public benefits, healthcare, consumer protection, immigration, family law, employment, advance planning and Superstorm Sandy. Appointments recommended.MOBILE LEGAL HELP CENTERNEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP
    SALVA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM - HEMPSTEADAssists victims of domestic violence with court advocacy, Department of Social Service waivers, and case management. Support Groups meet weekly. Provides assistance to acquire child support, child custody issues and Orders of Protection. Call for further information.NassauSALVA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM - HEMPSTEADCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    SEPA MUJERProvides free legal services and referrals to latina women in abusive relationships. Also offers a workshop, the first for latina women, is a free six-week course (in Spanish) on leadership and basic legal rights training. Topics include domestic violence, access to medical care and education, and legal rights as workers, parents and spouses. Legal services available to Suffolk County residents. All other services open to Long Island residents. Call for further information.SuffolkSEPA MUJERSEPA MUJER

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