SVR Now a Remote Temporary Order of Protection (TOP) Site

Sexual Violence Response (SVR) is now a Remote Temporary Order of Protection (TOP) site in New York State. In partnership with the New York State Unified Court System, SVR will facilitate online Orders of Protection for students on campus at the Lerner Hall office. 

October 30, 2018

This will help to reduce the amount of time student survivors spend going to the court house to file temporary petitions. Students facing intimate partner, dating, domestic, family, or relationship violence qualify for this service. 

Learn more information about the structure of this service. 

SVR, part of Columbia Health, provides trauma-informed, confidential support through crisis counseling/intervention, advocacy, prevention, and outreach. SVR Advocates are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round via the helpline at (212) 854-HELP/4357. Staff are available to answer questions or assist students directly.