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Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $36.2 Million in Grants to Benefit Organizations that Assist Crime Victims

August 1, 2014 - 9:30am

Agencies and organizations serve men, women and children across the state.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that 179 community-based organizations, hospitals and law enforcement and government agencies across New York State will be awarded nearly $36.2 million in grants to fund programs that will provide direct services to crime victims. A total of 230 programs will offer assistance such as counseling and crisis intervention, advocacy and legal help to those in times of need across all 62 counties in New York.

When someone is the victim of a crime, they should have fast and easy access to services that help them recover, Governor Cuomo said. New York must remain a leader in providing support services to crime victims, and this funding will help us meet that goal by ensuring that there are programs available in every corner of the State...

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