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Domestic Violence Intervention Program


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Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency’s Domestic Violence Intervention Program provides services to survivors of domestic violence in Cayuga County. If you or a family member is a survivor of Domestic Violence call our 24-hour hotline (1-315-255-6221), to speak with an advocate and see how our program can assist you.  Some of the services provided through the Domestic Violence Intervention Program include:

  • Safety Planning
  • 24-hour hotline; 1-315-255-6221
  • Advocacy (legal, law enforcement, DHHS, employment, housing, medical) including assistance obtaining Orders of Protection and filing Family Offense Petitions
  • Support Group
  • Compensation benefits
  • Individual supportive counseling
  • Temporary shelter
  • Transportation
  • Child care
  • Community education
  • Teen dating violence presentations to schools, churches, etc.
  • Relocation assistance
  • Emergency food, clothing, and furniture
  • Referrals to other services 

Safe Dwelling

  The Domestic Violence Intervention Program offers a confidential Safe Dwelling that is available to survivors of domestic violence and their children 24 hours, 7 days a week. Contact our 24-hour hotline (1-800-253-3358) to speak with an Advocate.  

Support Group

  The CSCAA  Domestic Violence Intervention Program is now offering a peer support group for individuals who have been or are currently involved with an abusive partner. The purpose of the group is to provide educational information while also creating a safe and supportive space for survivors to discuss issues related to domestic violence. Participation in the group is completely voluntary and confidential. The group will meet on a weekly basis. Please contact our office and ask to speak with an Advocate if you are interested in learning more about the support group.  

Other Resouces


Victim Hotline: The New York Sheriffs’ VICTIM HOTLINE will tell you if an offender is in jail or prison in the State of New York and will give you other important custody information.  The VICTIM HOTLINE will also let you leave a phone number where you want to be notified when that offender is released, transferred or escapes. Call 1-888-846-3469 for more information.

Order of Protection Notification System: The Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification is a free 24 hour / 7 day a week notification system available to survivors granted an Order of Protection.  This allows a survivor the option to register through NY-ALERT to be notified by mail, text message, phone or fax when the order of protection has been served. To register, go to and follow the directions.  It is best to register soon after the Order is issued.  Please have the actual Order of Protection with you when you register.  Additional information can be found at:

Teen Dating Violence: Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Take the Healthy Relationships Quiz to find out. Young adult dating violence is a big problem, affecting youth in every community across the nation. Learn the facts about Dating Violence. Additional information about Teen Dating Violence can be found online at these sites:

LGBTQ Abuse: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth experience dating abuse at the same rates and in similar ways as heterosexual couples do. In fact, one in three young people -- straight, gay and everyone in between -- experience some form of dating abuse. Find out more about the obstacles and legal rights of LGMTQ survivors.

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Site I – Administrative Offices, Domestic Violence Services, Energy Services,Family Developmet, Healthy Families
phone: 315-255-1703
    Site 2 -Early Childhood Development
phone: 315-252-0038
    Site 3 - Free Clothing
phone: 315-252-0038
phone: 315-539-5647
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