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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

As a crime victim, you may have concerns related to your housing needs.  Maybe:

  • The crime happened at your home and you no longer feel safe there
  • Your worried the criminal can find out where you live
  • The financial losses from the crime make it hard for you to afford to stay in your home
  • The criminal lives with you and you need to escape.

In our Housing section, we have information that can help you.

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.

The New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: 1-800-942-6906.

National Human Trafficking Hotline: Call 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711) | Text 233733