Who We Are

judykluger_smallA Welcome Message from Executive Director Judy Harris Kluger

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Sanctuary for Families is...

...the leading nonprofit agency in New York State dedicated exclusively to serving domestic violence victims, sex trafficking victims, and their children. Each year, we help thousands of victims and their children build safe lives through a range of high quality services.

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Latest News


    Sanctuary clients “Janet” and “Katarin,” along with Anti-Trafficking Initiative Director Lori Cohen, are featured in Newsweek’s cover story this week, which highlights the complex intersection between sex trafficking and migrant farmwork in the US, and the eye-opening stories of women trafficked from Mexico.

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    Thanks to your generosity in 2014, we will be able to provide even more high quality services, advocacy, outreach and training to our clients and the community in 2015. To express how grateful we are, our staff created a special video - featuring thanks in some of the more than 30 languages we speak!

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Supporter Spotlight

Annual Giving Campaign 2014: "Sanctuary gave my family a second chance at life"

anita_tiny 10 years ago, Anita called Sanctuary - defeated, traumatized, and terrified for her two young daughters, Naomi and Imani. Today, the family is thriving. This year, help Sanctuary provide life-saving services to more survivors like Anita.

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Become a New Abolitionist

nyna_tiny_nov14New York State has a new generation of 21st Century abolitionists — women and men committed to ending human trafficking everywhere. Join us to end human trafficking in our state.

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