Crime victims information
CRIME VICTIMS CAN GET HELP
1. You may be eligible for compensation from the New York State Office of Victim Services for items such as: lost wages, medical expenses, counseling, funeral expenses, essential personal property, occupational rehabilitation, moving expenses or crime scene clean-up.
2. Police and District Attorneys can help protect you against harassment and intimidation.
3. Compensation applications, informative brochures and information cards on crime victim compensation may be found in every police station, precinct house and any location in New York State where a crime may be reported.
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIM SERVICES
For a claim application, the location of your local victim assistance program, or for any questions, contact the Office of Victim Services at:
1 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-6383
55 Hanson Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1523
65 Court Street
Buffalo, NY 14202-3406
SAF Abuse & Assualt Hotline: 315.342.1600
CAC- Child Abuse Only: 315.592.4453