Through the effort of its staff and volunteers, the Victim Intervention Program is committed to:
- Providing free, confidential, compassionate, and comprehensive care to victims of crime for ages 12 and above, including survivors of family and intimate partner violence, physical and sexual assault, and elder abuse, as well as their friends and family, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Collaborating and coordinating the provision of care with other service providers to develop, expand, and strengthen the array and delivery of comprehensive services to those affected by violent crime.
- Providing violence prevention education to the community and health care providers who are in a position to identify and assist individuals and families affected by violence.
Who We Are
Victim Intervention Program staff is comprised of dedicated New York State licensed social workers who share a commitment to providing free, confidential, and high-quality clinical and advocacy services to victims of crime. The Victim Intervention Program’s clinicians have a wide range of expertise in the treatment of trauma, from intimate partner violence and family violence to sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse.
Also, the Victim Intervention Program recruits and trains volunteer advocates who are on-call seven days a week, 365 days per year to provide support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault, family, and intimate partner violence in the Emergency Department of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell. Click here to learn more about our advocate program.
The Victim Intervention Program is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.