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Day One is accepting referrals for our upcoming support group through February 15th, 2013. If you or someone you know is interested in the group, you can call, text, or email us to set up an appointment.

These groups are exclusively for teens and youth up to age 24 who are living in NYC and have been or are currently in an abusive relationship with a dating or intimate partner, including emotional, sexual, technological and/or physical abuse.

The goals of our groups are to:

  • Increase safety
  • Decrease isolation
  • Learn skills to deal with the effects of trauma
  • Explore ways to build and maintain healthy relationship

To join our February Support Group contact Michele now at 212-566-8120 ext 5694 or for more information, or to refer someone to group. If you are a service provider and would like to refer a client for our social or legal services, please download the Client Referral Form here. All services are free and confidential.

Follow the links to the left for more information on getting help for yourself, getting help for a friend or family member, and for general information on domestic violence, including warning signs of abuse.

If you have a legal question, please email us at or call our confidential Helpline at 800.214.4150. To reach the social worker, please email If you would like to find out more about the legal and social services we provide, please click here.

If you are an educator looking for our dating violence teaching tools, please click here or go to the Get Informed section of our website.

You can also download Day One's guides on topics like obtaining orders of protection or ways to help a friend in an abusive relationship.

For information on other services and organizations available in New York and nationally, see our Community Resources page.