State seeing increase in calls to Domestic Violence Hotline

WNYT Staff
Created: April 24, 2020 04:12 PM

There has been a reported increase in the number of domestic violence cases in New York.

Calls to the state's Domestic Violence Hotline are up 30 percent in April compared to last year.


The state has released a new program to help domestic violence victims.

Anyone in need of help can text 844-997-2121 or chat with a professional online.

Both services will be staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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