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Domestic Violence Resources

Domestic Violence affects the lives and compromises the safety of thousands of New York State employees each day. Stony Brook University is committed to creating a safe work environment for all employees. If you have a question or concern about yourself or a coworker, contact our EAP staff and/or University Police for information and support. We are here to help. You can visit the resources below to learn more.


National Domestic Violence Awareness Month


Stony Brook Events

  • Take a Stand/Walk with Me Domestic Violence Awareness March and Rally
    • When: Wed, October 25, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    • Where: Sac Plaza - map
    • Calendar: CPO Upcoming Events
    • Created by: Christine Szaraz
    • Description: The event starts on the SAC Plaza at 1pm, where members of the campus community will gather for a march around the academic mall and a performance from Swallow This, our prevention through the arts peer educators. The march, led by Wolfie and the Spirit of Stony Brook Drum Corps, will start at approximately 1:05pm and will last about 25 -30 minutes. After the march, there will be a brief rally and information fair in the SAC Auditorium, which will feature representatives from campus and community resources, as well as a display of quilt squares created by survivors of sexual violence and their allies, and a banner signing where event participants can express messages of support for those impacted by all forms of interpersonal violence. Our community is stronger when we stand together for what we believe in, and we hope that all members of the campus community will take a stand and walk with us on October 25. Please contact Christine Szaraz ( with questions or concerns about the event.

Campus Resources

  • Domestic Violence/Sexual Violence/Sexual Harassment - Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in all forms, including sexual violence and/or harassment. Contact Marjolie Leonard, Director for Title IX and Risk Management, Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, 201 Administration Building, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0251, 631-632-6280.

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Suffolk County

  • United Way of Long Island - Invests in education to ensure children succeed in school, helps families become financially stable and independent, and ensures that communities have access to healthcare, food, and positive lifestyle choices. 
  • VIBS Hotline631-360-3606
    • Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS) is a family violence and rape crisis center that provides free and confidential services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and education on these issues to the overall Suffolk County community.  In 2017, VIBS provided services to over 7,000 individuals.
    • For over forty years, VIBS has been a champion in the efforts to combat domestic and sexual violence in Suffolk County.
    • VIBS offers specialized counseling, advocacy, 24/7 confidential hotline, community education and legal representation to victims of domestic violence, rape/sexual assault, child sexual abuse, elder abuse, human trafficking, witnesses to homicide and most recently to veterans suffering from Military Sexual Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 
  • Family Service League of Suffolk County, Inc.HFNY targets expectant parents and parents with an infant less than three months of age who have characteristics that place them at high risk for child abuse or neglect and live in vulnerable communities marked by high rates of poverty, infant mortality, and teen pregnancy. HFNY’s home visitors provide families with support, education, and linkages to community services.

  • The Retreat, Inc. - Bilingual (Spanish and English) non-residential and residential DV advocacy to victims. 

  • Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic ViolenceResidential and non-residential services

  • Child Advocacy Center - A CAC brings a multidisciplinary team approach by providing a non-threatening, child-focused environment where investigations, evaluations, treatment, and prosecution of child sexual and/or physical abuse cases are conducted by team members and where appropriate supportive services to victims and their non-offending family members are provided.

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