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NY Crime Victims LEGAL HELP

Connecting Crime Victims with Civil Legal Assistance
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NY Crime Victims LEGAL HELP New York State

Connecting Crime Victims with Civil Legal Assistance

In New York State, the New York Courts, LawHelpNY and several nonprofit legal aid programs make online forms available for individuals who do not have a lawyer, and pro bono attorneys and staff helping clients who cannot afford lawyers. Below, you can find blank forms to print and online programs that help you create the forms you need.

The information here is offered only as a public service and does not count as legal advice. If you're having a specific problem, you should find a lawyer who is knowledgeable about the legal problem you're facing.

Help With Other Needs

For immediate help and to report a crime, call 911.

Looking for information about criminal court? Learn about criminal court basics or talk to a crime victim advocate near you. 

Visit the NYS Social Programs website for help with housing, food, unemployment assistance, and other services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - confidential support for people in distress: 1-800-273-8255.

Adult Protective Services: 1-844-697-3505.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906.

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