Becoming a victim of crime can impact your life in many ways, including your ability to work. Some examples of the impact of victimization on work include:
- Decreased productivity
- Increased days off
- Increased stress or anxiety
- Poor job performance
- Job loss (voluntarily leaving the job, or being fired)
In our Employment section, you can find information about your rights, and resources that can protect you as an employee.
For immediate help and to report a crime, call 911.
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