For 40 years Safe Horizon has been empowering survivors of violence to rebuild their lives and regain a sense of safety and stability. In 2017, we continued to evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of survivors by launching programs like our Child Trauma Response Team (CTRT) and expanding capacity for our Crime Victims Assistance Program (CVAP) and our five Child Advocacy Centers (CACs). We offered help after acts of violence and terror in our neighborhoods. And we were there to advocate and give guidance after dramatic public policy changes in Washington.
We are the nation’s largest victim service agency, touching the lives of more than 250,000 people each year. Figures below represent our impact at select programs during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2017.
We operate Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) in all five boroughs where children who have suffered sexual abuse or severe physical abuse are treated by caring teams. 8,422 children and 3,520 caregivers found healing and hope at our CACs.
Our Anti-Trafficking Program provides legal and case management services to all victims of human trafficking – labor and sex trafficking – including men, women, children, foreign nationals or U.S. citizens. We provided services to 227 clients and 1,726 telephone counseling sessions.
Our Streetwork Program operates two drop-in centers, an overnight shelter, and an outreach program providing information, food, and other
necessities to homeless youth throughout New York City. We worked with 1,058 clients and made 13,699 outreach contacts.
We offer support, information, and expertise so that each client can choose their own path to heal and rebuild their lives. In 2017 we:
We support survivors of any crime including: rape, assault, gang violence, and family members of homicide victims. Services include advocacy,
emergency assistance, case management and more. In 2017 we:
for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017