Social Services

Amudim

New York

Summary

Contact

(646) 517-0222

Amudim offers services for youth dealing with substance abuse and victims of sexual abuse.

Center for Safety and Change

Rockland County

Summary

Contact

(845) 634-3344

The Center for Safety and Change offers services to victims of domestic violence, including counseling, referrals, advocacy, legal services, and children's services.

Crown Heights Career Assessment Program

New York

Summary

Contact

The Crown Heights Career Assessment Program provides subsidized career training through local programs. They have a special fund for women in the divorce process.

Extend Fertility

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 810-2828

Extend Fertility is an egg-freezing service that is particularly knowledgeable about the needs and sensitivities of Orthodox individuals.

Hatzilu Relief Services

Long Island

Summary

Contact

(516) 931-2884

Hatzilu offers food, financial assistance, and support to those in need.

Jewish Community House

Brooklyn

Summary

Contact

(718) 331-6800 x194

RESPECT, part of the Jewish Community House, offers programs for single-parented Jewish families, including case management and advocacy, career development workshops, Jewish events and trips, and academic enrichment and camp for children.

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County, Inc.

Rockland County

Summary

Contact

Toll free: (800) 454-3627
(845) 634-3627

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County’s assists clients whose benefits have been reduced or denied by the Rockland County Department of Social Services.

Met Council Family Violence Center

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 453-9618
family@metcouncil.org

The Met Council Family Violence Center offers services to clients facing family violence including
safety planning and case management, counseling, emergency financial assistance and food pantry, referrals, and legal advocacy.

OHEL Safe Dwelling Program Shelter

Brooklyn

Summary

Contact

(1-800) 603-6435

OHEL Safe Dwelling Program Shelter is a frum shelter in Flatbush and Far Rockaway, and they also offer confidential phone consultations.

Rhoda Bloom Kosher Food Pantry

Rockland County

Summary

Contact

Kathryn Samalin: (845) 354-2121 x 140
ksamalin@rjfs.org

Rhoda Bloom Kosher Food Pantry offers a once-a-month food distribution.

Rockland County Department of Social Services

Rockland County

Summary

Contact

(845) 364-2020

The Rockland County Department of Social Services offers a wide-variety of programs for families, including food, assistance with home payments, and medical insurance, as well as other supportive services.

Safe Horizon

5 Boroughs, Rockland, Nassau County

Summary

Contact

Hotline: (1-800) 621-4673

Safe Horizon offers support and services to victims of violence including safety planning, counseling, shelters, and legal and court programs.

Sanctuary for Families

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 349-6009

Sanctuary for Families offers an array of services for victims of violence, including crisis intervention, legal services, shelter, economic empowerment, and services for children and youth.

Sarah's Voice

New York

Summary

Contact

(347) 592-2124

Sarah's Voice offers free legal services and assistance for relevant issues to domestic violence victims

Sephardic Bikur Holim

Brooklyn

Summary

Contact

New York: (718) 787-1100
New Jersey: (732) 531-1117

Sephardic Bikur Holim offers a wide-variety of social services, including career help, a food pantry, mental health, and more.

Sid Jacobson JCC

Long Island

Summary

Contact

(516) 484-1545 x 196

The Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center offers support group and counseling for individuals separated or divorced.

Sister to Sister

New York, National

Summary

Contact

(718) 338-2943

Sister to Sister is a network dedicated to helping and supporting religious Jewish divorced women.

The Family Justice Center

Brooklyn

Summary

Contact

The New York City Family Justice Center provides a variety of services to help victims: case managers for help with safety planning and other needs, counselors and psychiatrists, lawyers, officers and prosecutors for help and information, financial assistance and referrals, and child care services.

The Safe Center, Children's Mental Health

Long Island

Summary

Contact

Phone: (516) 465-4700
Hotline: (516) 542-0404

Children's Mental Health at the Safe Center offers counseling services for children affected by sexual assault and domestic violence.

UJA Federation

New York

Summary

Contact

The UJA Federation offers a variety of scholarships.

Yeled v'Yalda's Women, Infants, and Children Services

Brooklyn, Staten Island

Summary

Contact

(718) 686-3700 info@yeled.org

Women, Infants, and Children Services is a program designed to assist pregnant, nursing, or postpartum women and children under 5 years old. They offer nutrition education and lactation specialists, designed to help individuals maintain a healthy lifestyle. They also refer to various social service organizations, and offer counseling and classes.

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