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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.

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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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