Delilah Hanna

Delilah Hanna (she/her) joined Sexual Violence Response (SVR) in February 2023 and serves as the Assistant Director, Direct Services. She oversees SVR's outreach, prevention, and direct services programming to end gender- and power-based violence in all its forms and creates and delivers educational prevention programming related to power-based personal violence.

Delilah has 20 years of experience providing direct services and advocacy for survivors of domestic and sexual violence who were chronically homeless.

Prior to joining Columbia Health, Delilah served as the Community & Supportive Services Manager with Family Centers, where she collaborated with Stamford Housing Authority creating and developing community engagement programs and supporting residents with supportive services to mobilize formal and informal community resources. Additionally, Delilah served as Family Centers' co-chair providing leadership in building the framework of the agency's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy and helped drive their strategic planning process.

Prior to joining Family Centers, Delilah was a Director of Court Programs with the YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester where she developed, implemented, and evaluated supervised visitation and safe exchange services for Westchester County residents. During that time, she joined forces with community domestic violence partner agencies to improve the criminal justice system's response to domestic violence and sexual assault.


  • M.P.A., The College of New Rochelle
  • B.A., Legal Studies, Purchase College State University of New York

Professional Experience:

  • Domestic & Sexual Violence, State of Connecticut, Domestic Violence Crisis Center
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), HUD Office of Multifamily Housing
  • Understanding Violence, CUNY School of Professional Studies
  • Crisis Management Across Health and Human Services, Relias

Professional Experience:

  • YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester
  • Family Centers
  • CVR Associates
  • Legal Services of the Hudson Valley


  • Former Member of NAACP
  • Former Member of Pelham District Cultural Competence Committee
  • Former Co-chair of Family Centers Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

Languages Spoken:

  • English