Contact the Office of Victim Services

Contact OVS

New York State Office of Victim Services Toll Free Number:
Available Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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OVS Resource Connect

You can find resources near you by visiting OVS Resource Connect, a concern-based search engine designed to help you find resources provided by OVS-funded Victim Assistance Programs (VAPs) from across New York State.


OVS Offices

AE Smith Building
80 S. Swan Street,
2nd FL Albany, NY 12210
Claim Related FAX: 518-485-8885
Legal or Grants FAX: 518-457-8658
Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CDTA Bus Information - (518) 482-8822

55 Hanson Place
10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
FAX: 718-923-4347
Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Atlantic Ave Station
MTA Information - (718) 923-4325

Organizational Unit Contacts

Title Name Area of Responsibility
Director Elizabeth Cronin, Esq. OVS
Deputy Director of Administration Cillian Flavin Administration
Brooklyn Investigations Unit Claudette Christian Bullock Brooklyn Investigations Unit
Albany Investigations Unit Cassidy Brock-Doyle Albany Investigations Unit
Grants Unit Chief Kathleen Joslin Grants and Victim Assistance Programs
Legal Unit John Watson Legal issues, Legislation, FOIL Requests
Deputy Director of Compensation Katie Egglefield Investigations
Director of Public Information Janine Kava Media Inquiries
Training & Outreach Unit Chief Blake Kush Training, Outreach, Engagement & Research