Met Council Presents at International Conference

Shana at LDO2015Met Council is recognized internationally as a leader in addressing the needs of domestic violence victims by building bridges between justice systems and religious communities.  Our Clinical Director of Social Services and Director of Family Violence Services, Shoshannah Frydman, presented to hundreds of advocates and clinicians on understanding the many criminal, civil, and religious systems that victims encounter. The conference on sexual abuse in the orthodox community was held in Jerusalem.

Shoshannah and the team of social workers at Met Council address victims immediate safety concerns and work towards self-sufficiency and healing.

Last Year, Met Council Provided:

525 clients with in-person counseling.
$195,000+ of private funds to help with basics such as emergency shelter, moving expenses, rent and utilities.
4,048 different services, including: crisis counseling and short term therapy, legal advocacy, safety planning and referrals for long term assistance.

For more information or to seek help, contact Met Council’s Family Violence Department at 212-453-9618 or


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