VIBS Hotline: 631-360-3606
Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS) is a family violence and rape crisis center that provides free and confidential services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and education on these issues to the overall Suffolk County community. In 2017, VIBS provided services to over 8,000 individuals.
For over forty years, VIBS has been a champion in the efforts to combat domestic and sexual violence in Suffolk County.
VIBS offers specialized counseling, advocacy, 24/7 confidential hotline, community education and legal representation to victims of domestic violence, rape/sexual assault, child sexual abuse, elder abuse, human trafficking, witnesses to homicide and most recently to veterans suffering from Military Sexual Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. For more information about our programs and services click here.
Painting Event! Join us on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Off Key Tikki for a painting event! $40 per person to paint your very own burlap bag. Three designs to choose from. Click here for more details and to register today. If you are unable to attend please consider sponsoring a ticket or donating a raffle prize for the event.
VIBS is pleased to announce our 3rd Annual Elder Abuse Forum focused on the prevention of Elder Financial Abuse. The Forum will take place in the Fall of 2018 and will provide useful information for professionals, law enforcement officials and older adults for recognizing signs and preventing financial exploitation of older adults. Stay tuned for information. For information about the 2017 forum click here.
VIBS’ 5K Run and Walk will be held in October 2018. Stay tuned for details and more information. Help us make a difference during Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
Please support VIBS through the 22 PTSD Awareness Challenge. VIBS offers counseling for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for veterans, as well as for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape. The 22 PAC fundraiser is being held on August 31, 2018. VIBS is proud to be a chosen charity partner for this event. Veterans will participate in a 22-Mile kayaking challenge from Bridgeport, CT to Port Jefferson, NY. 22 veterans commit suicide each day. The 22-mile challenge is to also bring awareness about Veterans coping with PTSD. Click here to learn more and get involved.
VIBS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and age in the delivery of services nor employment.