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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

On Your Side

The Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) places Safe Horizon advocates in police precincts and Police Service Areas (PSA) citywide.

  • One advocate will provide assistance for victims of domestic violence
  • One advocate will assist all other victims of crime

The CVAP advocates:

  • Reach out to victims who have filed a police report or are received by police officers
  • Conduct safety assessments
  • Work with victims to help them meet their immediate safety needs
  • Inform victims of their rights and link them to available services
  • Advocate on survivors’ behalves
  • Assist them in navigating the criminal justice system.

Additionally, through CVAP, Safe Horizon:

  • Provides training for police officers
  • Conducts presentations in the community addressing topics about domestic violence and other crime related topics

Note: Safe Horizon currently has advocates in 26 police precincts citywide. By 2018, Safe Horizon will assign advocates to all police precincts and PSAs.

NYPD Precinct 44 2 Est 169th St. Room 233 Bronx, NY 10452 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:Am - 4:PM Weds : 11:AM - 7:PM 718-590-5500
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