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STOP Domestic Violence is a NYS certified program assisting victims of domestic violence, 24 hours a day. The main office is located in Plattsburgh (Clinton County) with a satellite office in Malone and Tupper Lake (Franklin County) as well as Westport (Essex County). The offices are open from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Services include:

  • 24-hour hotline: 1-888-563-6904

  • Crisis intervention

  • Safe apartments for temporary shelter

  • Individual and group supportive counseling

  • Educational materials and presentations about domestic violence and its effects

  • Temporary childcare during office visits

  • Advocacy with law enforcement, medical services, local departments of Social Services, etc.

  • Information and referrals to other local, state and nationwide domestic violence services

  • Information and referrals regarding Human Trafficking

  • Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers

STOP Domestic Violence also assists victims with Family Offense Petitions for temporary Orders of Protection in Family Court.

Clothesline Project on display during National Crime Victim's Rights Ween in Plattsburgh

The "Clothesline Project" on display during National Crime Victim's Rights Week near MacDonough Monument in downtown Plattsburgh.

Confidential safe apartments are available for those in need and eligible for temporary shelter. Safe apartment residents can take care of immediate needs and assess long range plans for a safe environment while utilizing the support and assistance of staff.

After business hours, volunteers staff the hotline with staff providing back-up coverage. To volunteer, individuals must complete a 12-hour training on domestic violence and its effects, dedicate a few hours a week for at least 6 months, and attend volunteer meetings. If interested please e-mail STOP Domestic Violence for more information.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

STOP Domestic Violence volunteer training is held frequently throughout the year. If you or anyone you know might be interested in volunteering, please call 563-6904 or email click here for more information.

BREAK the SILENCE: STOP the VIOLENCE

 
 
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