Violence Intervention Program, Inc.
PO BOX 1161 New York NY 10035
World Wide Web: http://www.vipmujeres.org
Description:Compañeras provides counseling and support services to battered and formerly battered women in community offices located in Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens. Offers a wide range of services including individual counseling, support groups and children services. Compañeras helps women secure needed services such as, shelter, housing, public assistance, and Crime Victim's Compensation.
They also provide women with information about their legal options and help women obtain orders of protection, as well as, provide referrals to attorneys for divorce, child custody, child support, and immigration matters (VAWA self-petitions). Through these efforts, women develop the tools and strategies to lead violent free, independent lives.
Hours:Bilingual hotline available 24/7.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Services Offered:Domestic Violence Counseling
, Domestic Violence Hotlines
, Domestic Violence Issues
, Legal Education/Information
Target Groups(By Need):Battered Women