24/7 HOTLINE: 201-487-2227

YWCA Bergen County’s healingSPACE —the only Sexual Violence Resource Center of its kind in the county—is a safe and welcoming place for survivors of sexual assault/abuse, their families and friends. Our 24/7 crisis intervention hotline provides free and confidential assistance, and trained advocates provide counseling and medical and legal accompaniments to survivors. HealingSPACE also offers support groups, volunteer training, and educational programs for schools and businesses, as well as sponsors activities to raise community awareness about sexual violence.

Hotline 201-487-2227


YWCA Bergen County’s healingSPACE is an affiliate sponsor of:

Evolution: From Hurting to Healing
MaleSurvivor’s 14th International Conference

Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 2, 2014
Newark Airport Marriott Hotel, Newark, NJ

MaleSurvivor provides critical resources to male survivors of sexual trauma and all their partners in recovery by building communities of Hope, Healing, & Support.

Click here to register!
For facts about MaleSurvivor and the 2014 Conference, please click here.

healingSPACE provides a free and confidential 24-hour hotline to survivors of sexual assault and abuse, their family, and friends. Support is available to anyone who has experienced sexual violence, whether it happened hours or years ago.

Awareness Events


Hackensack High School Teens Provided Peer to Peer Mentoring on December 6th.

For details and photos click here.








20th Annual Bergen County CLOTHESLINE PROJECT

For details and photos click here.









Your voice is a powerful tool

With it, you can raise awareness, raise funds and create positive social change in your community.
Add your voice to our Voices of Healing fundraising campaign-and let survivors know that they are not alone.

$25  purchases a “Dignity Kit” of new clothing and shoes for survivors to wear out of the hospital

$50  keeps the 24/7 hotline staffed for 1 hour

$100 provides materials to conduct a 40-hour training session for volunteer advocates who accompany survivors to the hospital, courthouse or law enforcement meetings

$250 provides 6 months of counseling sessions for a survivor

$500 provides a Green Dot Intervention Workshop for 50 Bergen County youths

Help Survivors of Sexual Violence Have a Voice!

Click here to donate!