Urban Resource Institute’s (URI) mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative client-centered services to victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable populations so that they may lead the safest and fullest lives possible.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

For 37 years, URI has been innovating and developing new programs to improve the lives of survivors of domestic violence.

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PALS

The only program in New York City and one of the few in the U.S. that allows domestic violence victims to co-shelter (live in shelter with their pets).

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ECONOMIC
EMPOWERMENT

Our programs help survivors of domestic violence become self-sufficient and recover from economic abuse.

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HOMELESS FAMILIES

URI now provides safe and secure temporary housing and support services.

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DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES

URI operates a variety of individualized treatment and care programs for people with developmental disabilities, including 24-hour group residences.

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Donations help to support the various programs and services we provide to some of the most vulnerable among us in New York City.

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URI is working to partner with corporations that will step up to become leaders in their respective industries and make a difference in the lives of domestic violence survivors.

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