Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $16 Million in Grants to Provide Civil Legal Assistance to Crime Victims Statewide


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced nearly $16 million in federal funding that will allow 61 state-supported victim assistance programs and child advocacy centers to hire attorneys who will assist crime victims with civil legal matters, such as divorce, custody, immigration and financial issues. Administered by the state Office of Victim Services, the federally funded grants will allow these programs to provide free legal help to the victims they serve.

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