October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  A flyer that can be displayed in your office is available online.

The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV), the College of Staten Island, and CUNY are committed to creating a safe work environment for all employees. If you have a question or concern about domestic violence, please contact any of the CSI OPDV liaisons listed below, who have been specially trained to understand and respond to domestic violence issues:

Hope Berte, Director, Human Resources – 718.982.2676; hope.berte@csi.cuny.edu

Robert Yurman, Associate Director, Public Safety – 718.982.2114; robert.yurman@csi.cuny.edu

Dr. Winnie Eng, Counselor, Counseling Center – 718.982.2738; winnie.eng@csi.cuny.edu

For information and help 24/7:

NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline: 800.942.6906 (English and Español, Multi-language-accessible)

National Relay Service for Deaf or Hard of Hearing: 711

Domestic Violence: Finding Safety and Support online.