Mechanicville Area Community Services Center, Inc. -
Domestic Violence Advocacy Program

DVAP is a licensed, non-residential domestic violence program providing victims/survivors of domestic violence, and their children, comprehensive services based on their needs and goals. Services are based on individual needs, and may include, but are not limited to:
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Emotional Support
  • Safety Planning
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Personal/Resource Advocacy  
  • Accompaniment to court
  • Information and assistance with navigating Court systems
  • Transportation to Court and/or Law Enforcement Offices 
  • Referral to safe shelter
  • Free 911 Cell Phones
  • Access to free Attorney consultations
  • Education, information and support for victims, friends and family
  • Education, information and referral for victims of teen dating violence

Staff members are available for educational presentations!
Please call about our interactive trainings for Adults and Teens! 
(518) 664-4008 

Our Domestic Violence HOTLINE
518 664 4008 
Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

New York State 24-Hour Hotline
1-800-942-6906

In emergencies, dial
 911

MACSC General Office Inquiries
518 664-8322

Domestic Violence Advocacy Program E-Mail Inquiries

Main Office Location
The DVAP offices are privately located within the 
Mechanicville Area Community Services Center.

DVAP Advocates are also available to meet with victims at our local police departments, including the Mechanicville Police Department, 
Stillwater Police Department, and others as requested.  


Program Director
       Meg Myers - (518) 664-8322 ext. 314

Resource Advocates

        Kennedy Cronin - (518) 664-8322 ext. 312 

       Samantha Wagner- (518) 664-8322 ext. 310

         Andrea Cowell - (518) 664-8322 ext. 303
 
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! 

October 19th is Wear Purple Day to 
show support of DV Awareness! 

October Events:

MACSC is Shining a Light on Domestic Violence by turning our building purple for the month of October!  Purple lights illuminate our building and purple decorations, in recognition of this important, and often unreported, issue.  

October 3rd: "In Their Shoes:  Teens and Dating Violence" - presented to 9th-12th Grade Students at the Section II Sportsmanship Conference at Hudson Valley Community College.


October 8th: DVAP presented information at the Mechanicville-Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk, helping our program bring awareness to DVAM and the crime of Domestic Violence.  

October 11th:  DVAP presented information on Domestic Violence Awareness and MACSC's community resources at the Veterans Assistance Night, held at the Saratoga Springs City Center.  

October 15th:  DVAP Staff presented "In Their Shoes: Teens and Dating Violence" to a group of High School Girl Scouts.

October 18th:  DVAP Staff participated in Stillwater Police Department's Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Press Conference.  The annual event shines a light on the crime of domestic violence, and the collection of cell phones donated by local businesses and community members for use by victims, enabling them to call 911.

October 19th:  Wear PURPLE to shine a light on domestic violence! 

Coming in November...

"Law Enforcement and Domestic Violence" Training to be held in conjunction with the NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence.  This training event is open to all Criminal Justice Professionals in Saratoga County.  Please contact Meg Myers for details (518) 664-8322 x314 mmyers@mechanicvilleacsc.org  




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