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    Programs that provide a variety of supportive services for victims of crimes and their families which may include general emotional support, crisis counseling, information about police investigative procedures, liaison to police personnel, assistance in completing and filing applications for reimbursement of crime-related expenses or losses, information about the mechanics of court proceedings, advice concerning court appearances, court accompaniment services, assistance in preparing victim impact statements and referrals for other needed services such as medical treatment, shelter away from home, transportation, child care, financial assistance and protective services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesCrime victims receive assistance in filing applications for compensation for physical injury and-or property loss resulting from a crime. SchoharieCVB CRIME VICTIMS ASSISTANCECATHOLIC CHARITIES OF DELAWARE, OTSEGO AND SCHOHARIE COUNTIES
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesDomestic Violence and Crime Victims Services include a safe dwelling, a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, victims rights assistance, information on filing for compensation, transportation, and a cell phone program.FultonDOMESTIC VIOLENCE/CRIME VICTIMS SERVICESCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
    Abuse/Violence Support ServicesProvides a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, supportive counseling, advocacy, crime victim assistance, support groups, community education and outreach. The project can provide services to men who are victims but is not able to accommodate them in the safe dwelling, but referrals are made for other options. Also accept clothes, baby furniture, and/or household items for families of domestic violence. This project is looking for people to volunteer who have a working knowledge of domestic violence issues, and an ability to work with a variety of clients and providers.SaratogaDOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECTCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SARATOGA, WARREN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe purpose of the LGBT Crime Victim Assistance Project is to provide support and advocacy to LGBT victims of crime, including, but not limited to, sexual assault, hate crime and domestic violence to ensure the victims of crime receive the appropriate services and referrals without fear of further victimization. The Project assists crime victims in the restitution and compensation claim process, and in receiving a forensic rape exam and other appropriate exams or assessments. The Project also provides case management services to ensure crime victims' basic needs are met in an affirming and sensitive manner.AlbanyLGBT CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROJECTIN OUR OWN VOICES (IOOV)
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe REACH Center eliminates interpersonal violence and promotes, represents, and addresses the interests of survivors of such crimes and to serve communities by advocating for the needs of victims of other violent crimes. Their services include: Referrals, Education, Advocacy, Crisis Intervention/Counseling, and Hotline. Advocates are available to meet survivors at a hospital emergency room, clinic, or private physician's office to provide emotional support and information. Accompaniments are also available for police and court proceedings. Advocates can provide information and assistance with financial reimbursement for victims of crime. Counselors and social workers are on staff to help survivors and their families deal with the many feelings and emotions experienced after a sexual assault, other crime, or abuse. Counseling is available even if the crime is not recent. Support groups are also available. Share and learn from the experiences and knowledge of others. Build trust and share in a comfortable and confidential environment.ColumbiaREACH CENTERMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTIES
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesThe Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center provides advocacy with the criminal justice system and law enforcement agencies in Albany County; confidential crisis intervention counseling and individual, family, and group therapy; assistance with filing New York State Office of Victim Services claims; 24 hour confidential crisis hotline for sexual assault victims, including recent and former victims of child sexual abuse; emergency room accompaniment for sexual assault victims; domestic violence related assistance; referrals to other service agencies; and community prevention education programs. Volunteers are needed to work on the sexual assault hotline, perform clerical duties, and act as court advocates.AlbanyVICTIM ADVOCACY: SEXUAL ASSAULT AND GENERAL CRIME VICTIMALBANY COUNTY CRIME VICTIM AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE CENTER
    Crime Victim ServicesThe Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance program, provides specialized services to sexual assault survivors, their families and friends, as well as crime victims.RensselaerGENERAL CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCENORTHEAST HEALTH
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesSaratoga County provides emergency services for victims of domestic abuse and their children. Services include coordination of services, information and referral, and payment of residential and support services.SaratogaDOMESTIC VIOLENCESARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Hospital Care ServicesAlbany Memorial Hospital provides healthcare services for patients in the community. This is a 165-bed community hospital. Albany Memorial offers acute care and ambulatory surgery and a range of services including emergency services, critical care, ambulatory surgery, diabetes management and care for congestive heart failure. Samaritan Hospital offers The Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance program, provide specialized services to sexual assault survivors, their families and friends, as well as crime victims. Also offers a women's health center with mammogram services.RensselaerHOSPITALSNORTHEAST HEALTH

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