Crime Victim Support

Taxonomy Code: FN-1900

Programs whose objective is to help victims of crimes and their families recover from the trauma of their experience, get medical assistance when required, make their way through the legal system, have an opportunity to provide input to parole or clemency hearings, take appropriate steps, where relevant, to avoid becoming re-victimized, access the benefits to which they are entitled and rebuild their lives.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADOLESCENT WITNESSES/VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEOffers opportunities for child and adolescent witnesses/victims to explore, under the guidance of a Master's level counselor, issues related to the violence they have experienced or witnessed. Services are available to children and adolescents, ages 4-18, free of charge. Counseling services are offered at various locations throughout Western Suffolk County. Service providers are encouraged to call on behalf of their clients or clients may call directly for further information.Call for schedule an appointment.SuffolkCOMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT WITNESSES/VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEL.I. AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INC.
COMMUNITY-BASED COUNSELING FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEOffers individual and/or group counseling to Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence. Counseling focuses on safety planning, empowerment and addressing the emotional consequences of experiencing domestic violence. Call to schedule an appointment.SuffolkCOMMUNITY-BASED COUNSELING FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEL.I. AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INC.
CRIME VICTIMS ADVOCATE UNITProvides a variety of court related social services designed to meet the needs of crime victims, their families, and witnesses of crime. Objectives are to assist crime victims and witnesses in coping with emotional trauma of being a victim and to help deal with the criminal court system. Services include assistance to victims required to appear in court, aids victims and witnesses in filing applications with the New York Crime Victims Board, makes referrals to social service and counseling agencies as well as assistance with victim impact statements and Orders of Protection.NassauCRIME VICTIMS ADVOCATE UNITNASSAU COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
CRIME VICTIMS CENTERProvides crisis intervention and support services to victims of violent crime. Links victims of crime to reimbursement for medical and essential property loss expenses. Offers individual and group counseling, legal and medical information, criminal justice advocacy including medical and courtroom accompaniment and post sentencing support. Also provides educational advocacy for minors, victims impact statement and VINE registration. Provides support and services to all innocent victims of crime, including but not limited to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, assault, menacing, robbery, burglary, kidnapping and other victims of violent crime, including survivors of homicide. and gang violence.CRIME VICTIMS CENTERPARENTS FOR MEGAN'S LAW
CRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATIONProvides information regarding compensation for medical bills, mental health counseling, occupational rehabilitation expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages, loss of support and repair or replacement of essential property damaged, lost, or destroyed.SuffolkCRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATIONVICTIMS INFORMATION BUREAU OF SUFFOLK
CRIME VICTIMS SERVICES UNITProvides services to crime victims and witnesses to help alleviate the trauma associated with being a victim of a crime and to provide necessary services as support. Services include application for New York State Crime Victims Board compensation, information on the criminal justice process, security measures, court and case data, court accompaniment, assistance with property return, intervention with creditors and employers, referrals and liaison services to other agencies, and assistance with post conviction proceedings. Contact Suffolk County District Attorney's office through any local court.SuffolkCRIME VICTIMS SERVICES UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNITServes/enforces court ordered Orders of Protection, executes warrants against violators. Assists domestic violence victims by removing batterers from the home, confiscating weapons, providing referrals to assisting agencies and providing transport to a place of refuge.SuffolkDOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
INFORMATION NOTIFICATION EVERYDAY (VINE)Provides a 24 hour, toll-free hotline to crime victims with up-to-date custody status information on offenders. Registered victims receive automatic phone calls when an inmate has a change in status, such as release or transfer. Notification calls continue until notification is confirmed using the registered person's 4-digit PIN number. Purpose is to assist crime victims and other concerned persons by providing continual access to inmate custody and case information. Serves Suffolk County. Victims, their family members, criminal justice professionals, and the public can also obtain basic information about an inmate in the custody of New York State Department of Correctional Services by accessing the Department's Internet web page, www.docs.state.ny.usSuffolkVICTIM INFORMATION NOTIFICATION EVERYDAY (VINE)SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIMS SERVICES (OVS)Created under Article 22 of the New York State Executive Law to compensate innocent victims of crime for unreimbursed out of pocket expenses, including medical and counseling expenses, funeral expenses, loss of earnings or support, the cost to repair or replace items of essential personal property, reasonable court/medical transportation expenses, occupational/vocational rehabilitation, and the cost of residing at or utilizing the services of a domestic violence shelter. Claim forms may be down loaded from web site. Funds a network of community based programs, and advocates for the rights and benefits of all innocent victims of crime. Offices are also in Brooklyn, New York and Buffalo, New York Application form can be downloaded from the website.NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIMS SERVICES (OVS)NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIMS SERVICES (OVS)
OFFICE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIMEProvides federal funds to support victim compensation and assistance programs across the Nation. Also provides training for diverse professionals who work with victims, develops and disseminates publications, supports projects to enhance victims' rights and services, and educates the public about victim issues.OFFICE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIMEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE-OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS
PRECINCT OUTREACH PROJECTProvides in-person and phone advocacy for victims of domestic violence residing within all seven Suffolk County Police Precincts. Advocates provide safety planning, precinct, court and hospital accompaniment and referrals, Staff Attorney available for custody, child support and visitation and Orders Of Protection. To speak with a precinct advocate, contact the 24 hour hotline.SuffolkPRECINCT OUTREACH PROJECTL.I. AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INC.
VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMPrepares victim impact statements for victims of domestic violence and acts as their liaison to the Probation Department while the offender is being supervised. Also provides information and referrals for domestic violence services within the community, on how to obtain an Order Of Protection, victim's rights and safety planning. Call for more information.SuffolkVICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-CRIMINAL COURT DIVISION

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