Legal Empire Justice Center A non-profit law firm that provides legal assistance to those in need and undertake impact litigation in order to protect and defend the rights of disenfranchised New Yorkers. Monroe County Legal Assistance Center (also known as Legal Assistance of Western New York - Rochester Office) Get information about your legal problem as well as find free legal services. Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County 585-232-3051 Help for low income clients in civil matters, including Family Court petitions and preparing divorce paperwork. Philanthropy The Rochester Women's Giving Circle A community of philanthropic women who combine their financial strength to support area women and girls on their journey to economic independence. Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley Maintains an endowment to help women and girls in the Rochester area. Political/Progressive Action Together Network - Rochester An outgrowth Pantsuit Nation, this group is a hub for progressive causes and political action in the Greater Rochester area.
Index Battering/Sexual Violence Assistance | Disabilities | General Health | LGBTQ | Legal | Philanthropy | Political/Progressive Students | Women in Transition Battering, Rape, Sexual Violence Assistance Domestic Violence Hotline (NYS): 800-942-6906 Monroe County Sheriff's Dept. Victim Assistance Unit 585-428-6630 Individual counseling, assistance in filing for CVB compensation, transportation to court, accompaniment to court, property release, restitution assistance, referral, public awareness, explanation of criminal justice system. Safe Journey 585-425-1580 Serves women and children in transition from domestic violence, who need individual or group counseling, advocacy, or community referrals as they heal from abuse. Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes Hotline: 866-343-8808 Website. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership Part of the University of Rochester, the Center helps members of the UR community as well as political, business and professional leaders understand and overcome barriers to women's leadership. Greater Rochester Area Branch AAUW AAUW is an advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls. Ibero-American Action League A dual-language human services agency that focuses on building stronger families and greater self-sufficiency through hands-on learning and experience. Regardless, she did agree, and we spent the next fifteen minutes furiously swiping as we waited for her car's heater to kick in.Coincidentally, what also kicked in at this time was the aforementioned spiral.Victim Assistance Program See website for phone numbers by zone. Restore Sexual Assault Services (formerly Rape Crisis) Rochester: 585-546-2777 Genesee, Livingston, Orleans & Wyoming Counties Hotline: 800-527-1757 24-hours a day Confidential Restore is a service of Planned Parenthood. Willow Domestic Violence Center 585-222-7353 24 hours a day Confidential Hotline, shelter, counseling, support groups, children's services, court advocacy, Latina services, dating violence education, transition program. 585-546-5820 A place for women at a crisis or turning point to move beyond the challenges of unemployment, drug or alcohol addiction, homelessness and teenage motherhood. Health Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester A group of breast cancer survivors along with their family and friends who work on education and advocacy concerns around breast cancer. CLIC on Health Click on the Local Services tab to search the more than 400 Rochester area health services and programs. Let's Make Lead History Find out how you can get your apartment or house inspected for lead and have your child tested for exposure to lead. Connect and Breathe An after-abortion nonjudgmental talkline. Emergency Contraception Emergency contraception, or the morning after pill, helps women avoid pregnancy after unprotected sex. Trillium Health 585-545-7200 Provides HIV testing and prevention and women's gynecological services. LGBTQ Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley (GAGV) 585-244-8640 Offers a variety of support groups and services for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered.