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  • Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Center Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Center

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(41.3724,-73.7355)
 

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Center is to provide advocacy, education and services to the community in order to create a safe, supportive environment that eliminates violence against women and children and promotes gender equality.

Description

With a staff of 27 and more than 50 dedicated volunteers the Center provides information, resources, skills workshops and professional counseling. The Center serves approximately 2,000 women each year.

  • Life Options Program
    • Information and referral
    • Resources on Women's Issues
    • Workshops
    • Individual and group short-term counseling
    • Legal consultation workshops
    • Education and career information
    • Women in Transition (separation and divorce)

  • Domestic Violence Program
    • 24-hour Hotline for Victims of Domestic Violence
    • Our Sisters' Harbor (shelter for battered women and their children)
    • Advocacy with service systems
    • Domestic Violence Support Group
    • Professional and peer counseling
    • Community education

  • Sexual Assault Program
    • 24-hour Hotline for Victims of Domestic Violence
    • Individual and group counseling for survivors and their significant others
    • Rape Survivors Support Group
    • Incest Survivors Support Group
    • Advocacy with service systems
    • Sexual assault prevention program

  • Children's Program
    • Chldren's Domestic Violence Support Group
    • Children's Sexual Assault Group
    • Adolescent Group
    • Individual counseling
    • Advocacy with ServiceSystems
  • Website

    http://www.putnamcountyny.com/womensresourcecenter

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