Resource Links

Monroe County Sheriff's Office


A comprehensive program staffed by experienced and professional victim advocates who have in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system and the challenges of coping with trauma. Advocates will assist with providing initial crisis intervention, assessment to determine what the appropriate next step for assistance should be, and support throughout the criminal justice process . 

FBI's Victim Assistance Program


Victim specialists work in FBI Field Offices across the country providing direct assistance to those who have suffered physical, emotional and/or financial hardships as a result of a federal crime being investigated by the FBI. Victim specialists work directly with FBI Special Agents and serve as the critical link to insuring the victims of crimes investigated by the FBI are provided their legal rights and are connected to necessary support, services and resources. Assisting victims of federal crimes supports the FBI's mission to protect our nation and our people. 

Rochester Police Department Victim's Assistance Unit


From assisting individuals in filing for charges or obtaining an order of protection, to connecting you to resources and providing you with a better understanding of the legal process that follows, RPD victim assistance unit is here to help. The Victim Assistance unit can help you in filling claims through the New York State Office of Victim Services, and provide updates in your case status as well as court procedure information. 

Monroe County STOP DWI


Since 1982 the Monroe County STOP-DWI Program has served to educate the community regarding the dangers of impaired driving and provide funding to groups and organizations engaged in activities related to alcohol and other drug related traffic safety. STOP-DWI is supported 100% by local fines and fees collected from intoxicated drivers. 

Monroe County District Attorney's Office

The Monroe County District Attorney's Office Victim/Witness Bureau assists victims of serious crimes by helping them cope with the demands of the criminal justice system after what is often a traumatic and life-altering event. Some of the services the Victim/Witness Advocates can provide referrals to counseling, arranging for interpreting services, case status information, assisting in preparation of victim impact statements, working with the Department of Corrections for parole notification, and providing assistance with compensation claims from the NYS Office of Victim Services 

Genesee Valley Concerns of Police Survivors


Is a 501c.3 organization that is all volunteer survivors of Law Enforcement Officers who died in the line of duty. There are approximately 50 chapters throughout the country with 3 in New York State. We help survivors rebuild their shattered lives.

Willow Domestic Violence Center


Everyone has the right to be safe. You are not alone. Call our Hotline to speak to a Willow Advocate who will connect you with services. Our 24/7 Crisis and Support Hotline is

(585) 222-SAFE

Gates Police Victim's Assistance


Greece Police Victim's Assistance




Helps older adults and their caregivers. Lifespan provides advices and guidance on services and programs that can help older adults age safety and maintain their independence. 



Sexual Assault Services leads the community response to sexual violence through advocacy and education. RESTORE, a program of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, is a five county rape crisis program that provides crisis intervention, support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones. Services are free and confidential. RESTORE is accessible 24 hours a day and is available to listen no matter what.

Office of Victim Services


The Office of Victim Services may be able to help with medical bills and counseling expenses; burial and funeral costs; lost wages; and other types of assistance. The agency also funds a network of victim service providers across New York State. These agencies and organizations provide assistance such as counseling and crisis intervention, advocacy and legal help to those in times of need. OVS can assist with locating programs near you.