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Abuse prevention and services

Abuse and Prevention Services

ASAP– Subsidized therapy for survivors of sexual abuse through local clinics and agencies, professional training, summer camp safety, and resources.

Family Shmira Line– Phone number to call to hear important messages from Rabbonim, Doctors, and Psychotherapists regarding communication and safety in homes. 
Phone: (641) 715-3800    access code: 811504#

Jewish Community Watch- Abuse Prevention. Educates the public by promoting child safety, increasing awareness, and eliminating the stigma and shame of abuse. Helps victims heal through guidance and support. 
Phone: (888) 529-4852

Magen Yeladim Child Safety Institute- Education and prevention programs, child safety awareness training, seminars, liaison with/consultation for institutions, agencies and Jewish Day schools for children of all ages, community resource research, and program development.

Magenu– Safety education for children. Parent and educator training, awareness projects, summer safety manual, Be A Star personal safety program, comic series, resources, videos, and workshops.

Amudim– Project Heal by Amudim is a therapy subsidy program that makes professional therapeutic services accessible to victims of sexual abuse who otherwise would not be able to get therapy. The program is geared to support victims who are unable to pay for therapy on their own.
Phone: 929-425-8780

Project S.A.R.A.H. (Stop Abusive Relationships At Home)- Offers services and resources for victims of domestic abuse. No cost counseling, support groups, emergency services and crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluations, shelters, advocacy, employment assistance, and pro bono legal services.

Sacred Spaces- Partners with organizations to build their capacity to keep constituents safe from abuse and other exploitations of power. Readiness, assessment, policy development, training and education, implementation and maintenance, and case consults.

Sarah’s Voice- Legal assistance to victims of abuse; family offense/orders of protection, divorce, custody, visitation, child and spousal support, and immigration relief. Referrals to housing, benefits, education, healthcare, employment, and consumer finance. Confidential. No charge.
Phone: (347) 592-2124

Shalom Task Force- Promoting Healthy Marriages and Peaceful Family Relationships. Confidential domestic abuse hotline, Sarah’s Voice- legal services, educational program, community outreach, professional training, and Shalom Workshops for couples. 
Hotline: (1888) 883-2323

SOVRI – The Support for Victims of Rape and Incest Helpline- Dedicated to providing culturally sensitive support and outreach to the Orthodox Jewish community on issues related to sexual abuse. We help, support, listen, and provide resources to any person who chooses to call us. 
Helpline: (1888) 613-1613

Survivor Support Group-In-person support group for male survivors of child sexual abuse. The group was created to provide a support network and an outlet for interaction, guidance, help and advice. The group meets once a month in Brooklyn. Contact JCW or Shaya Sussman, LCSW for pricing, questions or to RSVP. 
Phone: (516) 324-4945