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How do I report abuse against myself, a child, a domestic partner, a senior citizen, or a bias incident?
What is the Crime Victims Board?
What is the VINE program?

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How do I report abuse against myself, a child, a domestic partner, a senior citizen, or a bias incident?
Use the hotlines below for help as a victim of violence or assault. If you have been attacked because of your race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, contact the police and file a complaint with the City's Commission on Human Rights.Contact Safe Horizons (formerly Victims Services) Crime Victims hotline if you are the victim of a violent crime and want services such as crisis intervention, counseling, referral, or a locksmith.To report incest, child abuse, or neglect if you are a child, parent, friend, neighbor, or relative, contact the New York State Central Register.To report incest, child abuse, or neglect if you are a mandated reporter (teacher, doctor, nurse, or police officer contact the New York State Central Register.

Contact:

Crime Victims Hotline (212) 577-7777

Elderly Crime Victims Resource Center: (212) 442-3103

Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 621-HOPE

Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline: (212) 227-3000



NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Safe Horizons
NYS Office to Prevent Domestic Violence
Commission on Human Rights
Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence



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What is the Crime Victims Board?
The New York State Crime Victims Board was created under Article 22 of the Executive Law to compensate innocent victims of crime for non-reimbursed out of pocket expenses.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
New York State Crime Victims Board



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What is the VINE program?
New Yorkers can now use their touch-tone phones to make toll-free calls to get information about convicted felony offenders in the custody of the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) - the state's prison system.

NYC.gov and Other Resources:
Victim Information and Notification Everyday - VINE



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