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COVID-19 Update:
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.

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. 

Need help paying for food, housing utilities, or child care? Do you need help with healthcare, disability, vocational or other services?

Visit findservicesNY.gov or visit the NYS Social Programs website.

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