Met Council presented at the Flushing Interfaith Council on domestic violence in the Jewish and Russian-speaking communities. The coalition came together to empower community members by educating them on the diverse available resources.
Paulina Ulano, a Russia-speaking social worker in the Family Violence Department, provided tools and resources to help immigrant victims. The panel also discussed the important role religious leaders have of protecting victims.
The Flushing Library hosted the forum, which addressed how domestic violence manifests within Queens diverse communities. The panelists included social service providers from Christian, Hindu and Muslim faiths.
Met Council’s Family Violence Program assists survivors of intimate partner and family abuse as well as sex trafficking victims with a variety of services that create safety, support healing, and promote self-sufficiency.