Advisory/Advocacy Services

VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceVictim Assistance Program is often the first point of contact for victims seeking information, compensation, advocacy and emotional support related to their new and unwanted status as victims of crime. Advocates can immediately draw upon the resources of OVS for the purpose of delivering direct services, including referrals to all appropriate resources throughout New York, particularly other OVS funded victim assistance programs and the established network of crime victim service providers, compensation claims assistance (including emergency OVS compensation claims assistance), information, personal advocacy and follow-up contact through in person contact, telephone, mail, and e-mail.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester Counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-473-9835 (Advocate/Social Worker in Albany office)
Intake RequirementsCall for details
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityCall for details
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 80 Swan Street
Physical Site Address 2 2nd Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12210
Main Phone 518-457-8727
Other Phone 800-247-8035
Web Address www.ovs.ny.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIMS SERVICES
Affiliated Program: VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
This Service: Advisory/Advocacy Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy (FP-0500)
Crime Victims (YX-1500)
Information and Referral (TJ-3000)