YWCA of the Mohawk Valley
YWCA Mohawk Valley has provided support and advocacy to survivors of sexual and domestic violence for more than 25 years. YWCA MV offers a 24-hour domestic and sexual violence hotline in Oneida County, and a 24-hour sexual violence hotline in Herkimer County. YWCA also offers the following comprehensive services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence: information and referrals; counseling and support groups; emergency and transitional shelter; case management; advocacy and accompaniment to hospitals, law enforcement, and courts; assistance with Crime Victims Board Claims; violence prevention education; and professional training. All services are free and confidential, and provided to both children and adults regardless of when the violence occurred or if the incident was reported to the police.
Service area: Herkimer and Oneida Counties.
Work with: All primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotlines, mail or email; hospital accompaniment; court and legal accompaniment for sexual assault cases; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as, support groups and counseling.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free of Charge.
Additional Information: Interpreters are available if the agency is notified prior to advocacy services scheduled to be provided. Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence education programs are also offered to employees.