October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in New York City places all over the city are hosting awareness nights in order to combat domestic violence through education programs and outreach.
The 62nd Precinct at 1925 Bath Avenue is hosting an event on Thursday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
Mayor Bloomberg’s staff have also compiled a calendar of all NYC domestic violence awareness events as well as a comprehensive resource directory which includes everything from safe houses to counseling services.
The Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence (OCDV) asks that anyone “visiting or referring a domestic violence victim to any of the organizations listed should first contact the organization to ensure that appropriate services are available. In addition, you can contact the New York City 24-hour, toll-free domestic violence hotline (1-800-621-HOPE) for up-to-date service information and assistance in over 150 languages.”