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Crime Prevention and Victim Services


* Provides compensation to innocent victims of crime.
  • Funds direct services to crime victims via a network of community-based programs
  • Advocates for the rights and benefits of all innocent crime victims
* Offers financial relief to innocent crime victims as a last resort.
  • Medical and funeral expenses
  • Loss of earnings or support
  • Funding for counseling for the victim and certain family members
  • Crime scene clean-up
  • Repair/Replacement of essential personal property up to $500
  • Court transportation expenses
  • Other expenses: call for information or visit website

Eligibility: Call for information.

Application Process: Call for appointment.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for service.

Coverage Note: New York State and victims of terrorist acts outside of the U.S. who are residents of New York State.

Languages: Sign language. Spanish.

This program is offered at this site:

Map Marker 1 New York State Office of Victim Services

80 S Swan Street
2nd Floor
AE Smith Building
Albany NY 12210
(Toll Free)
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM.

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New York State Office of Victim Services

New York State Office of Victim Services provides compensation for out-of-pocket expenses such as unreimbursed crime related medical expenses, loss of earning & essential personal property, burial benefits, loss of support to dependents of homicide victims, provides emergency awards, court transportation costs & referrals. 

Hours: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM

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