Family Services Advocacy

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, the Child Advocacy Center’s Family Services Advocate can assist you in getting the help you may need.

What is domestic violence?  Domestic violence can include hitting, kicking, biting, slapping, punching, or forcing sex. It can also be name-calling, belittling, and controlling your actions. It affects people of all ages, races, religions, and social status.

The Family Services Advocate can help you develop a safety plan and link you and your family to services in the community. Information and services are provided by the Family Services Advocate are free and confidential.

The Family Services Advocate provides support and assistance to victims of domestic violence and other crimes in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center EROne. Services are also available to all Niagara Falls Memorial patients and clients. For questions or assistance contact the Child Advocacy Center at (716)285-0045.

Community Resources

Many resources are available in Niagara County, including:

  • Shelter/safe dwellings
  • Supportive counseling
  • Information and referral
  • Advocacy

Local Domestic Violence Hotlines

(716)285-6984 (Niagara Falls)

(716)692-5580 (North Tonawanda)

(716)433-6716 (Lockport)

National Domestic Violence Hotline


Police and emergency medical assistance


Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Intervention Project