Domestic Violence Programs for Hurricane Survivors

Coping with Co-Trauma

There is an identified link between the financial and emotional distress from Hurricane Sandy and also trauma suffered from domestic violence which is causing certain men and women in New Jersey to experience "co-trauma". The men and women that are affected by the co-trauma do have options, and help is available. Service begins with counseling and an assessment of needs. All services are free and confidential and can be provided in Spanish.

Camden County's Women Center - If you lived in Camden County during the storm and have since left, still live in the county, or relocated to the county after the storm and need help, contact Caitlin Butrica at cbutrica@njaconline.org or 856.963.5668 ext. 762. The office is located at 311 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate assistance, please contact the 24/7 Camden County hotline at 856.227.1234.

Passaic County Women's Center - If you lived in Passaic County during the storm and have since left, still live in the county, or relocated to the county after the storm and need help, contact Joann Zavala at jzavala@njaconline.org or 973.881.1450. The office is located at 1027 Madison Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07502. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate assistance, please contact the 24/7 Passaic County Women's Center 973.881.1450.

Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities has been providing domestic violence services, sheltering, education, prevention and legal advocacy in Ocean County since 1986. They are now offering services in Brick and Manahawkin area to better assist residents of communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. Services are confidential and free. Their 24 hour hotline number is 800.246.8910.


Page last modified/reviewed on April 18, 2016

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