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Victims of Other Abuse

Have you been harmed by violence or a crime and don't know where to get help?

If you have experienced any form of crime and abuse we are here for you.

Safe Horizon offers services across all five boroughs. Every day, we assist victims of all types of crime and abuse including: robbery, assault, harassment, elder abuse, gang violence, community violence, and families affected by homicide

Signs of Abuse

Crime and abuse can affect your physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Recovering from crime and abuse takes time. What you experience and how you heal differs for everyone. Here are some common effects of crime and abuse.

Physical effects can include:

  • Serious pain and injuries
  • Broken bones and bruises
  • Headaches
  • Chronic fatigue,
  • Changes in eating and sleeping patterns
  • Experience being startled easily or a racing heartbeat

Emotional effects can include:

  • Feelings of anxiety, fear, confusion, anger, hopelessness, shame, and nervousness.
  • Experience distrust of others
  • Intrusive memories
  • Nightmares
  • Strained relationships

Financial effects can include:

  • Loss of employment
  • Loss of wages due to injury or time off to get the help you need
  • Lost or damaged property
  • Medical and counseling expenses

If you or someone you know has been a victim of any crime or abuse, we can help you address the physical, emotional, and financial effects.

Survivor Story

Suzanne's Story: Escaping Crime
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Our Programs


Call us and speak to someone who can help. We’re here when you need us, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Community Programs

Our Community Programs provide support to survivors as they work to overcome the impact of violence.

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Criminal Court Programs

This page houses all the information regarding Criminal Courts and the various programs Safe Horizon offers

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Family Justice Centers

Family Justice Centers provide criminal justice, civil, legal, and social services in one location for victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, and sex trafficking.

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Immigration Law Project

Legal Help for Immigrants

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Counseling Centers

Help to Overcome the Impact of Abuse

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Crime Victim Assistance Program

Safe Horizon is now in 26 Police Precincts across the city of New York. We can provide assistance to and advocate for victims of crime

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5,147 crime victims helped through the Family Court Program