Some of the information on this page may have been temporarily changed by governments and courts in response to Coronavirus.
Becoming a crime victim can impact your life and your ability to work. You may:
- Be less productive
- Need more time off
- Feel more stress or anxiety
- Not be able to do your job well
- Lose your job, because you quit or get fired
In the Employment section, you can find information about your rights, and resources that 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