Sanctuary for Families is New Yorks leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence. Every year, Sanctuary empowers thousands of adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a comprehensive range of services. We provide a range of wrap-around services to help survivors rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse, and work to end gender violence through three key strategies: direct services, outreach and training, and systems-change advocacy. Our services are available in 11 locations throughout New York City.
Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Womens Legal Services, the largest provider in the U.S. of legal services exclusively for victims of domestic violence and related forms of gender-based violence seeks a dynamic individual with a commitment to working with victims and survivors. The Staff Attorney primary duties will be to provide direct representation, advocacy andscreenings for domestic violence victims. The attorney conducts community outreach and education, and collaborates with other agencies to advocate for systematic change andwill work out of the NYC Family Justice Center in Brooklyn.
Check us out on |Sanctuary for Families offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We value and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposinggenetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and we follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law withregard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.