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Robert E. Waring

Robert E. Waring
Acting Police Commissioner

Kevin Catalina

Kevin Catalina
Deputy Police Commissioner

Belinda Alvarez-Groneman

Belinda Alvarez-Groneman
Deputy Police Commissioner

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Domestic Violence is any offense of a violent nature attempted or committed against a current or former family or household member. The Suffolk County Police Department is committed to investigating all reported domestic incidents and to providing assistance to victims of Domestic Violence. The Domestic Violence/Elder Abuse Bureau of the Suffolk County Police Department conducts confidential investigations involving domestic violence and elder abuse, and acts as a liaison to the courts, outside agencies and governmental entities. The Domestic Violence/Elder Abuse Bureau also provides outreach to victims of domestic violence and raises community awareness through education regarding family violence issues.

The Domestic Violence/Elder Abuse Bureau contact number is 631-854-7520.


Domestic Violence Victim Services

If you are a victim of Domestic Violence and need help, the following Victim Services are free:

L.I. Against Domestic Violence: 631-666-8833 (24 hr. hotline)
  • Court and Precinct advocates
  • Counseling/Support Groups
  • Shelter
  • Children’s programs
  • Bilingual services
Victims Information Bureau (VIBs): 631-360-3606
  • Court advocates/accompaniment
  • Counseling
  • Children’s program
  • Elder Abuse program
  • Batterer’s program
  • Bilingual Services
The Retreat: 631-329-2200 (24 hour hotline)
  • East End Shelter
  • Counseling
  • Adult/children services to non-residents
  • Batterer’s Program
  • Bilingual services
Brighter Tomorrows: 631-395-1800 (24 hour hotline)
  • Transitional Housing Program
  • Counseling
  • Court Advocacy
  • Non-residential support group
Suffolk County Women’s Services Help Line: 631-853-8222/Riverhead (Tuesday) 631-852-1603
  • Information
  • Referral
Suffolk County Crime Victim’s Center: 631-689-2672
New York State Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906 (24 hour hotline/multi-language)
Child Abuse Reporting: 1-800-342-3720 (24 hour confidential reporting)
Suffolk County Adult Protective Services: 631-854-3232
  • Assists eligible adults without minor children who are at risk due to mental or physical impairments and have no one available to help.
Department of Social Services: 631-854-9100
This website provides valuable forms and information in order to address the needs of our community. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Department at 631-852-6000 or email us at Interpretation services are available for individuals with Limited English Proficiency.