Since it's inception in 1979, the Crime Victims Assistance Program (CVAP) has been providing services to residents of Ulster County. This Program is specifically designed for recognizing the special needs, concerns and problems associated with being a victim of crime. All information is kept confidential and there is no pressure to prosecute.
CVAP is a unit of the Ulster County Probation Department, we are funded by the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Office of Victim Services.
Using a victim-centered approach, the agency provides comprehensive crime victims' services to all members of the community, including a 24-hour sexual assault/domestic violence hotline. This provides all crime victims a voice in the Criminal Justice System.
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Who does the Crime Victims Assistance Program help?
Any Ulster resident who has been the innocent victim of a crime (past or present) can call or stop by our office. Assistance is available whether or not you choose to report the crime to the police.
Some examples of people we serve are victims as a result of:
Ulster County Crime Victims Assistance Program
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