Concerns related to victimization may include: persistent worry about major or minor concerns, feeling uncomfortable, feeling paralyzed by your emotions, feeling apprehensive, powerless, have an increased heart rate, feeling weak or tired.
Bellevue Hospital's Comprehensive Child and Adult Victim Services Program provides trauma-informed services for adults, adolescents, children, non-offending parents/guardians, and secondary survivors who have been affected by violent assault, domestic violence/intimate partner violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, human trafficking, motor vehicle crimes, child physical and sexual abuse, and other forms of child maltreatment. Services are intended to support and empower survivors in making decisions about their options and rights as victims affected by crime, and to provide therapeutic interventions. Services include crisis intervention, assessment, psycho-education, counseling, psychotherapy, support groups, preparation for medical and forensic examinations, child forensic interviews, advocacy and liaison within multiple systems, and referrals for additional resources. The program's staff and volunteer advocates provide services in close collaboration with other multidisciplinary hospital staff in order to help promote healing and recovery.
The Child Advocacy Center at BestSelf is a multi-disciplinary organization providing for the prevention, investigation, treatment and evaluation for cases of child sexual abuse and physical abuse in Erie County. The staff of BestSelf provides supportive counseling, therapy, advocacy, information and referrals, forensic interview services for those impacted by this crime.
The Bronx District Attorney's Office's Crime Victims Assistance Unit provides advocacy and therapy to crime victims in the Bronx to assist them to cope and heal n the aftermath of their victimization.
This specific contract serves victims of crime with a focus on domestic violence in Chemung County. The advocate is located in the city's main hub for emergency services (pantry, emergency shelter, rental support). The advocate provides non-residential advocacy, support, 24/7 hotline and assistance with victim compensation claims.
This agency provides domestic violence and crime victims services for people living in Schoharie County. Services offered include: 24-hour crisis hotline, safety planning, assistance completing victim services compensation application, advocacy and accompaniment, transportation, child care, attorney services, therapy, information and referral.
24-hour crisis hotline: 518-234-2231
Montgomery County Domestic Violence and Crime Victim Services employs a Program Director and 6 fulltime advocates. We operate a 9-bed safe dwelling and our office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8am until 4pm. We also manage a crisis hotline 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. We are the only domestic violence program in Montgomery County and serve victims of domestic violence and crime, and their families, by appointment or walk-in, over the phone or virtually, and by providing advocacy in family and civil courts. We also are able to coordinate services with other agency offices in our building to include Safe Harbour/Human Trafficking, Emergency Assistance, Rapid-Rehousing Program, Food Pantry and Food Farmacy.
RISE provides empowerment and healing for survivors of sexual abuse. RISE provides services such as a Crisis Hotline with trained staff and volunteers are on hand 24/7 to provide comfort and confidentiality (845)791-9595; Information and Referral, in which callers are given factual information on a variety of community agencies that are available for further assistance; Individual Counseling and Support Groups: professional staff at RISE provides confidential counseling to survivors, their family, and friends; Police, Court, and Emergency Room Advocacy: specially trained volunteers provide victims with information and support throughout the medical and legal process, the NYS Office of Victim Services may be available to help with expenses related to rape and sexual assault; and Volunteer Training: each volunteer receives 30 hours of initial training on rape and sexual assault and an additional 10 hours of in-service training each year.