The Victim’s Assistance Center of Jefferson County’s services include three main areas in addition to our other service offerings.

Our Services

The mission of the Victims Assistance Center Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York is to strengthen and protect children, families and community through an interdisciplinary approach to cases of child sexual and physical abuse.Learn More
24-Hour Safe Shelter housing for victims in crisis and their dependent children. Shelter is handicap accessible.Licensed shelter for the homeless population and their dependent children.Learn More
Outreach The Victims Assistance Center will provide free trainings on the topics of domestic/family violence and/or sexual assault to any allied professional or human services agency.Learn More

Our Other Services

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24hr Hotline: (315) 782-1855
Toll Free: (866) 782-1855

(315) 782-1855 or Toll Free 866-782-1855
Crisis intervention, shelter admission, emotional support, advocacy and information/referrals.
24-Hour Safe Shelter
Emergency safe housing for victims in crisis and their dependent children. Shelter is handicap accessible.
Licensed shelter for the homeless population and their dependent children.
Individual counseling and support groups to primary victims and secondary victims of violence and crime including domestic violence and sexual assault. Services are provided in both individual and group settings.
24-hour assistance to victims of violence that includes safety planning, criminal justice system, medical, housing, and social services.
Response Team Advocates respond to the scene of a domestic or sexual assault with police to provide immediate advocacy, crisis intervention, and information/referral services.
This center provides direct services to child victims of sexual assault and physical abuse and non-offending family members, using a multidisciplinary team approach at a single point of contact. Services are provided by law enforcement, the District Attorney’s office, the Victims Assistance Center, Child Protective Services, and our two local medical facilities.
The Victims Assistance Center will provide free trainings on the topics of domestic/family violence and/or sexual assault to any allied professional or human services agency.

It may also be possible for the Agency to set up and staff an informational table at events such as health and/or career fairs.

If you would like to provide your staff or students with a better understanding of the services the Victims Assistance Center provides, it may be possible for us to arrange a presentation to your agency, office, or classroom.

Currently our Community Education/Prevention Specialist provides trainings in several Jefferson County schools covering topics such as Rape Prevention, Teen Dating Violence, and Bullying.

Volunteers provide emergency assistance, crisis intervention, on call duty and community education. Volunteers must complete an approved Dept. of Health 40-hour training for certification as Rape Crisis Counselors.
Field placements for students to learn about the agency, its services and mission.