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Individuals who have suffered injury or loss of property because of the illegal actions of another.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesOffers legal advocacy, short term counseling, accompaniment and advocacy, information and referrals, and assistance applying for crime victims compensation to primary and secondary victims of crime. RensselaerCRIME VICTIMS LEGAL ADVOCACYNORTHEAST HEALTH
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesVictim 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.AlbanyVICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF VICTIMS SERVICES
Helpline/Hotline ServicesCrisis intervention and support that is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week, to survivors of crime and/or abuse. Services are available for family and friends as well. Information is available regarding medical, legal, or emotional aspects of crime or abuse; ways to assist a survivor; prevention information; and program services. We refer survivors to a wide range of agencies who provide therapy, shelter care, legal and financial information and assistance.ColumbiaREACH CENTERMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA-GREENE COUNTIES
Legal/Court ServicesTYPES OF MEDIATION: Agriculture: Loans or debts, right to farm/neighbor complaints, labor problems, landlord/tenant disputes Community: Neighborhood, family/financial conflicts, pre-divorce and small claims Harm Reduction: Exploring and reducing the harmful impact of actions and emotions for both victims and offenders Schools: Special Education, Attendance, Alternatives to Suspension/Re-entry, and Restorative Circle Groups for students, teachers, administration and teams Restorative Circle Facilitation (schools, community groups, organizations & families): Allowing all members to speak and be heard in resolving issues and building community Family: Parenting Plans and Custody & Visitation Agreements Workplace: Employee disagreements/conflicts, deteriorating performance, and sexual harassment Arbitration: Lemon Law Arbitration ClintonMEDIATION & RESTORATIVE JUSTICE SERVICESRURAL LAW CENTER OF NEW YORK
Legal ServicesThe District Attorney's office provides services to crime victims in Schenectady County. Services include, but are not limited to: court-related services, compensation claims, referrals, and information about the court process.SchenectadyVICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMSCHENECTADY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

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