Being a victim of a crime can be an awful and traumatic experience. The trauma, the fears, sometimes even the guilt. The Crime Victims Program at the CHJCC is here to help.
Victims of a crime who have sustained personal physical injury. A victim who was slapped, pushed, or kicked suffered personal physical injury. Injuries must be recorded in the police report, even if they are not visible, for a victim to be eligible for compensation for personal property loss or damage.
You can be reimbursed for:
Victims under the age of 18 or over the age of 60 are eligible to apply for benefits to replace essential personal property (such as glasses or articles of clothing) not covered by any other resource up to $500, including $100 for cash. Some young victims have received funds to replace stolen strollers or bicycles.
The staff of the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council can help you with:
Call for an appointment to speak with one of our Crime Victim specialists:
718 778 8808 ext. 7722
718 778 8808 ext. 7731.
Bikur Cholim of Crown Heights
Beth Din of Crown Heigths