Office of Crime Victim Advocate

Due to the State of Emergency issued March 13, 2020, the program is temporarily suspending all in-office visits. To schedule a phone appointment, or if you have any questions, please call (1-516) 571-1598. If you are in danger or need to report a crime, please call 911 immediately.

Responsibilities & Services

The Nassau County Crime Victims Program informs crime victims of services available, assists them in obtaining needed services, and acts as an advocate for victims and their families.

It helps crime victims in applying to the New York State Office of Victims Services in order to assist with crime related medical expenses, burial expenses, loss of earnings, loss of support and loss or damage to essential personal property.

Additional services offered by the Crime Victims Program include:

  • Accompaniment for court appearances
  • Hospital, home and funeral home visits
  • Meetings with victims or their families
  • Referrals for counseling
  • Referrals to other crime victim service providers