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NY Gives Announces Grants for Crime Victim Services (NY)
Friday, June 14, 2019
- Times Herald-Record
NY Gives Announces Grants for Crime Victim Services
"ALBANY - The New York State Office of Victim Services on Thursday announced millions of dollars in grants to fund civil legal services for crime victims, as well as the launch of a website to help crime victims find information and free legal assistance.
Awards in our region to fund lawyers to represent crime victims in civil legal issues were as follows:
Safe Homes of Orange County: $399,447
Ulster County: $257,769
Family Services Inc., Dutchess County: $335,639
Grace Smith House, Dutchess County: $142,312
Over the years, said Elizabeth Cronin, director of the state Office of Victim Services, “one of the real critical issues for crime victims is to find civil legal help.” ..."