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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

Safety is important, especially for victims of crime. Knowing and dealing with the emotional impact of what happened to you is just as important as dealing with your immediate safety needs.

Below is some information that can help you with your safety, and help you understand the impact of victimization on your mental health and well-being. Remember, if you are afraid for your immediate safety, call 911.

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.