New York State’s Crime Victims Board provides compensation to victims for losses they incurred as a result of a crime. By definition, all domestic violence victims are crime victims, and many need financial assistance to recover collateral destroyed by abusers.
Our Crime Victims Program provides information about Crime Victims Compensation and helps victims file and follow up on claims.
SUPPORT AND EDUCATION
Bilingual case managers coordinate services, educate the community about crime victim benefits, and provide counseling to survivors of domestic violence. Our services include:
VICTIM INFORMATION NOTIFICATION EVERYDAY
Victims of crime can use the New York State VINE system to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and/or to receive telephone and email notification when the offender’s custody status changes.