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New York Conference Abuse Response Education and Support

NYCARES is a program sponsored by the New York Conference Women's Ministries Department under the General Conference and North American Division EnditNow initiative. 

The purpose of
NYCARES is three-fold
1.) Promote a consistent, supportive, and healthy response to allegations of abuse in line with the General Conference, North American Division, and Adventist Risk Management (ARM) protocol/guidelines

2.) Provide education, training, resource development assistance, and guidance to district abuse response representatives and lay people desiring to become NYCARES team liaisons

3.) Advocate open constructive dialog between conference and local churches concerning issues of abuse awareness, prevention, and needs.

The NYCARES team consists of lay people educated in the areas of human and health services; and familiar with issues regarding abuse -domestic violence, child abuse, physical, emotional, verbal, sexual abuse, economic, neglect, Internet, human trafficking, and spiritual abuse.
 
Contact the NYCARES team HERE

Visit the NYCARES Help for the Hurting page for resources and information regarding a wide variety of topics - including abuse, addiction, mental health, loss, and relationship issues.
 



|About NYCARES
|We Believe...
|enditnow
|Church Protocol
|Forms
|Responder Training
|Help for the Hurting
|Confidentiality
|The 7 Campaign
|ARM
|Shield the Vulnerable
|SDA Abuse Response
|Resources
|Contact
NYCARES


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Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE
rainn.org
rainn.org/es (Spanish)
 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
suicidepreventionlifeline.org
 
Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233
thehotline.org
 
Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-Child
1-800-422-4453

childhelp.org
 
Center on Elder Abuse
1-800-677-1116
ncea.aoa.gov
 
Runaway Safeline
1-800-run-away
1800runaway.org
 
Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Call: 1-866-331-9474
Text: LOVEIS to 22522
Chat:
loveisrespect.org
 
Stalking Resource Center
victimsofcrime.org

NEW YORK STATE RESOURCES
National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
(scroll down, click on New York: lists hotlines and resources by city)