LEGAL ADVOCACY

LEGAL ADVOCACY

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides legal advocacy including information, referrals or accompaniment to: Family Court, Criminal Court, Domestic Violence Court, Sex Offense Court, Integrated Domestic Violence Court, police, probation department District Attorney's office. Petitions and accompaniment for orders of protection. Also provides assistance to victims and family members who are entitled to compensation through the New York State Crime Victims Board. Provides referral, application process and support. Staff includes persons with Bachelors degree in human services. All staff trained by VIBS.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaSuffolk
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish/Limited American Sign Language
EligibilityResident of Suffolk County.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation M-Thurs 9am-9pm Fri 9am-5pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Laurie Hulbert
Contact's Position Senior Director of Advocacy
Physical Site Address 1 185 Oval Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Islandia, NY 11749
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 346
Mailing City, State, Zip Central Islip, NY 11722-0346
Main Phone (631)360-3730
Hotline Phone (631)360-3606 HOTLINE
Web Address www.vibs.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateOct16
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: VICTIMS INFORMATION BUREAU OF SUFFOLK
Affiliated Program: LEGAL ADVOCACY
This Service: LEGAL ADVOCACY
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Abused Women (YX-0300.0190)
Crime Victim Accompaniment Services (FN-1900.0500)
Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services (FT-3000.1750)
Individual Advocacy (FP-0500.3300)