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Willow Domestic Violence Center, formerly Alternatives for Battered Women, Inc.

Domestic Violence Help in Rochester, NY

Program reports that it provides residential facility for people to live temporarily. Click on program listing for information on maximum length of stay. Emergency
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Program reports that it is solely focused on providing services for victims of domestic violence. Primary Purpose Focused
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Profile
Strength 65%
  • Hotline

    585-222-7233 585-222-7233 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

    Sunday 24 hours
    Monday 24 hours
    Tuesday 24 hours
    Wednesday 24 hours
    Thursday 24 hours
    Friday 24 hours
    Saturday 24 hours
  • Toll Free

    -
  • Business

    585-232-5200 585-232-5200
  • Languages Spoken

    English, Spanish, Sign language
  • *Collect calls accepted
  • TTY/TTD

    585-232-1741
  • Fax

    585-232-3501
  • Hours of operation

    Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED

Services

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  • Danger/lethality assessment
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Emergency local transportation
  • Emergency shelter
  • Confidential shelter location
  • Case management
  • Food and clothing
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Emergency cell phones
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court/legal lay assistance
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
  • Attorney referral for family court
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Expert testimony
  • Child custody services
  • Legal resource planning
  • Legal clinics
  • Legal representation
  • In-shelter financial aid
  • Immigration services
  • Financial empowerment training
  • Shelter resident counseling
  • Non-resident counseling
  • Peer support groups
  • Counseling for friends and family
  • Counseling for batterers
  • Sexual violence support groups
  • Sex offender counseling
  • Incest counseling
  • Ritual abuse counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Transitional individual housing
  • Transitional family housing
  • Permanent individual housing
  • Permanent family housing
  • Alternative housing counseling
  • Relocation services
  • Transportation
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Job skills training
  • Job search/placement
  • Parenting skills training
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Resources and referrals
  • Onsite medical services
  • Onsite mental health services
  • Spiritual services
  • Daycare facility
  • Child care during support groups
  • Child abuse services
  • After school programs
  • Educational programs
  • Teen activity program
  • Child development
  • Tutoring services
  • School liaison
  • Summer camp
  • Youth counseling
  • Pet therapy
  • Safety planning for children
  • Domestic violence workshops
  • Speaker's bureau

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
  • Elderly
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Deaf
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Immigrant
  • Military
  • Rural
  • Trafficked persons
  • Prostituted persons
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans women/men
  • Counties Served

    Monroe

About Willow Domestic Violence Center, formerly Alternatives for Battered Women, Inc.

  • Website

    www.willowcenterny.org
  • Established

    1977
  • Beds

    40
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    30
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    No

Description

Services are free and confidential. Safety is paramount. We offer no judgments about whether a person should stay or leave the relationship. Our role is to empower those we serve, not tell them what to do. Willow Domestic Violence Center has provided services for the Greater Rochester community for nearly 40 years. In 2015, Willow Center changed its name from Alternatives for Battered Women (ABW) to better reflect the breadth of services we provide and the clients we serve. Our Mission is to prevent domestic violence and ensure every survivor has access to the services and supports needed along the journey to a safe and empowered life. Our Vision is a community free from domestic violence, where healthy relationships thrive. Willow Center is the only New York State certified domestic violence service provider serving Monroe County, NY. Just over half of our clients are from the City of Rochester and nearly half are from the surrounding suburbs. Willow Center provides a full-continuum of free and confidential services, including: 24/7 Crisis and Support Hotline Short-term Counseling Court Accompaniment 40-bed Emergency Shelter Children’s Programming Prevention Education & Training Willow Center is a founding member of the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence; the Rochester/Monroe County Domestic Violence Consortium; a member of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence; and a member of the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Service Providers Network. Willow Center is a United Way of Greater Rochester community agency.

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