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Off-Campus Resources

Crime Victim’s Services through Poughkeepsie Family Services

Phone: (845) 452-1110
Website: www.familyservicesny.org

Family Services provides counseling and advocacy services to survivors of sexual assault. Services may be funded by the Victim's Compensation Act and do not require that a survivor report the crime.

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Domestic Violence Services through Family Services

Phone: (845) 452-1110
Website: www.familyservicesny.org

Free and confidential support, advocacy, counseling, and emergency assistance for survivors of dating/domestic violence.

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Grace Smith House

Phone: (845) 471-3033
Website: www.gracesmithhouse.org

Grace Smith House is a shelter for victims of domestic violence and their dependent children in need of safety and protection. The full spectrum of services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence is offered. These services include: emergency shelter, safety, housing advocacy, information and referral, justice department advocacy, legal information and advocacy, parenting discussions, children's groups and advocacy, crisis and supportive counseling, and a 24-hour hotline.

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District Attorney’s Office

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Sexual Assault Forensic Exam

Contact the 24-Hour Rape Crisis Hotline:
Phone: (845) 452-7272
Website: http://www.familyservicesny.org

This number will also provide arrangements for a SAFE nurse. The SAFE Project provides compassionate and professional care for sexual assault survivors after an attack. Survivors are treated by trained sexual assault specialists in a private examination room with a shower, and are ordered a fresh change of clothing. This service is free of charge. Using this service does not mean you have to press charges.

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Vassar Brothers Hospital (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Emergency: Call (845) 431-5680
Main line: Call (845) 454-8500
Website: http://www.health-quest.org/

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New York State Reporting and Support Hotlines

To report a sexual assault on a New York college campus to the State Police, you can reach the dedicated 24-hour hotline at 1-844-845-7269. In an emergency, call 911.

For confidential support resources, call the New York State Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906.

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Town of Poughkeepsie Police

Emergencies: 911
Non-emergencies: (845) 485-3666

Campus staff can assist you in contacting the police or you can contact them directly to file a police report or obtain a protective order.

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