HAWTHORNE, NY (February 19, 2019) Hope’s Door is excited to announce receipt of a five-year grant award of more than $1.9 million from the New York State Office of Victim Services to launch the Hope’s Door Legal Center. Stacey Neumann, who brings 17 years of experience in the Domestic Violence Bureau in the Brooklyn D.A.’s office, will serve as Director of Legal Services at the Center, assisted by Staff Attorney Mia Pergolizzi.

“I am so excited to start a legal services program at Hope’s Door. As a former Domestic Violence Prosecutor, I learned first-hand that victims are best served by comprehensive and collaborative partnerships between advocates and attorneys,” said Neumann.

The Hope’s Door office in Hawthorne has been expanded and renovated to house the Legal Service Center. At the Center, Neuma