Fidelis Care
Wayne Resource Guide Victim Resources


NYS Office of Victim Services (Albany)
1 Columbia Circle, Suite 200, Albany
800.247.8035
TTY: 888.289.9747
www.ovs.ny.gov
Provide compensation to innocent victims of crime, fund direct services to crime victims via a network of community-based programs; and advocate for the rights and benefits of all innocent victims of crime.

Victim/Witness Services Office
30 Church St., Lyons
315.946.5913
www.co.wayne.ny.us
Assists victims in recovering from losses, and can provide: immediate general & emotional support services to victims and family members of crime victims, assistance to victims in filing an application with the NYS Office of Victim Services, help in initiating the return of confiscated property, appropriate advocacy, information & referrals, assistance with victim impact statements (including restitution requests) and parole hearing statements, advocacy with victims' employers and creditors if requested. When someone becomes a victim of or a witness to a felony crime they become an important part of the prosecution team. The Office will help victims/witnesses to understand the prosecution by; notifying victims of Grand Jury proceedings, providing indictment information, offering court accompaniment, explaining the court proceedings from arrest through post-conviction, providing information and reminders regarding court dates and other appointments providing updates on status of cases to victims, notifying victims of certain felonies of their right to speak at sentencing, offering assistance in preparing sentencing statements, notifying victims of post-sentencing follow-up with the Department of Correctional Services and Parole, providing information on the VINE system. Most importantly we provide a caring and knowledgeable presence during a most traumatic time for victims.

Victim Information and Notification Everyday
(VINE)
888.846.3469
www.vinelink.com
Call or go on line to check the status of an inmate in a local jail or state prison and register to be called when the inmate is released.