Contact the Office of Victim Services

New York State Office of Victim Services Toll Free Number:
1-800-247-8035
Available Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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The New York State Office of Victims Services has offices in Albany, Buffalo and Brooklyn.

Albany

1-800-247-8035

AE Smith Building
80 S. Swan Street, 2nd FL
Albany, NY 12210

518-457-8727
Claim Related FAX: 518-485-8885
OR
Legal or Grants FAX: 518-457-8658

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CDTA Bus Information

Victim Advocate
Lunida Gresham
(518) 485-9104

Buffalo

1-800-247-8035

65 Court Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

716-847-7992
FAX: 716-847-7995

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NFTA Metro Information

Victim Advocate
Brian Stearns
(716) 847-7996

Brooklyn

1-800-247-8035

55 Hanson Place
10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217

718-923-4325
FAX: 718-923-4347

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Atlantic Ave Station
MTA Information

Victim Advocate
Keisha Maxwell
(718) 923-4325

Organizational Unit Contacts

Organizational Unit Name Information Telephone
Director Elizabeth Cronin, Esq.
Director
OVS 518-485-5719
Deputy Director of Administration Virginia Miller
Deputy Director of Administration
Administration 518-457-8003
Crime Victim Compensation Investigations-Brooklyn Claudette Christian Bullock
Crime Victim Specialist III
Compensation 718-923-4348
Crime Victim Compensation Investigations-Albany and Buffalo Noreen Fyvie
Crime Victim Specialist III
Compensation 518-457-8727
Claim Processing Support Team Noreen Fyvie
Crime Victim Specialist III
Claims Intake and Clerical Support 518-457-8727
Finance Unit Patty Johnston
Administrative Officer II
Finance 518-485-2761
Grants Emma Graham
Supervisor Contract Administration
Grants,
Victim Assistance Programs
518-485-0943
Management Information Systems Susan Nardolillo
IT Specialist IV
Computer System 518-485-9299
Legal Unit John Watson
Counsel
Legal issues, Legislation, FOIL Requests 518-457-8066
Additional Medical Unit and Vocational Rehabilitation Noreen Fyvie
Crime Victim Specialist III
Additional Medical issues, Vocational Rehabilitation issues
518-457-8727
Deputy Director of Advocacy Danny Morgan
Deputy Director of Advocacy
Advocacy 518-457-8050