Crime Victim Compensation

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    Taxonomy Code: FN-1900.1500

    Programs that provide financial compensation for people who have suffered monetary losses as a direct result of some form of violent crime. Compensation is generally available to meet unreimbursed medical and hospital expenses, loss of wages or support, expenses encumbered by participation in job-related rehabilitation or retraining programs, and legal fees; or may be unrestricted in terms of purpose. Also included are programs that help people apply for these services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    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
    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

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