Office of Victim Services

After nearly four decades of serving thousands of crime victims, the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of Western New York's Crime Victims Assistance Program is coming to a end on Sept. 30. The program was late submitting a prequalifying audit and, therefore, was not considered for funding from the 2019-2020 state budget. The result will be no assistance program located on Buffalo's East Side.

New state law helps survivors of crime victims

Jun 28, 2019
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New York State is making it easier for the families of murder victims to cover the burial costs for their loved ones.

New York State Office of Victim Services

New state legislation expanding benefits for New York crime victims is now in effect.