NY Crime Victims Legal Help

provided by Empire Justice Center

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Empire Justice Center

1 West Main Street
Suite 200
Telesca Center for Justice
Rochester NY 14614
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM.
Staff is working remotely, so walk-ins are discouraged. Please call the office to make an appointment.
Bus Service:


Disabilities Access:



* Connects victims of crime with civil legal assistance (non-criminal assistance) via online resources and library.

* Offers resources for attorneys, advocates, social workers, counselors, and case managers who work with victims of crime and are assisting them with their legal and non-legal needs. This hub offers a library of resources generated by members of the Advocate Gateway.

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Eligibility: Victim of crime.

Application Process: Visit website.

Required Documentation: None.

Fees: No fee for services.

Coverage Note: New York State.

Cultural Competency: Cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion training for staff, Staff reflects population served

Languages: Spanish - Language line, Materials/literature in language indicated, Website can be translated


Empire Justice is a multi-issue, multi-strategy public interest law firm focused on changing the “systems” within which poor and low income families live.