Advisory/Advocacy Services

VICTIM ADVOCACY: SEXUAL ASSAULT AND GENERAL CRIME VICTIM

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe 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.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany County
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall 518-447-7100; or email cvsvc@albanycounty.com
Intake RequirementsCall for information
Additional RequirementsVolunteer descriptions and applications on website
Helpful TipsAn individual can call the Center directly for services or be referred by community agencies; Child Therapist and Domestic Violence Specialist on staff; the Center is a department of Albany County government
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, translators can be arranged
Eligibilityall Albany County residents
 
Fees or Charges
Types of Feesall services are free
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 112 State Street
Physical Site Address 2 Room 1118
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12207
Main Phone 518-447-7100
Hotline Phone 518-447-7716 Sexual Assault Hotline
Fax 518-447-7102
Service Location Email cvsvc@albanycounty.com
Web Address www.albanycounty.com/cvsvc
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: ALBANY COUNTY CRIME VICTIM AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE CENTER
Affiliated Program: VICTIM ADVOCACY: SEXUAL ASSAULT AND GENERAL CRIME VICTIM
This Service: Advisory/Advocacy Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Crime Victim Assistance (FN-1900.2500)
Sexual Assault Counseling (RP-1400.8000-800)
Sexual Assault Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-750)
Sexual Assault Issues (YZ-8200)
Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education (TJ-6500.8500)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)