Crime Victims Assistance Center, Inc. is a safe, welcoming environment for people who have been a victim of, or affected by, a crime. We provide free counseling to survivors as well as a 24 hour crisis line and advocacy program. We educate our community and provide care with compassion.
To find out more about what we do please visit our services page.
We have recently expanded to four locations spanning Broome and Chenango counties.
24/7 Crisis and Support:
Crisis Line: (607) 722-4256
Text: (607) 725-8196
Main Office: (607) 723-3200
Legal Advocacy: (607) 778-2006
Chenango County: (607) 334-5437
Fax: (607) 773-8370
Main Office - East Side:
377 Robinson Street
Binghamton, NY 13904
Counseling, OVS Compensation, Child Advocacy Center
60 Hawley Street, 4th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901
Legal Advocacy, Family Court Accompaniment
Endicott - "CVAC West"
202 Garfield Ave., 2nd Floor
Endicott, NY 13760
Safe Harbour Program, Education Department
8 Silver Street
Norwich, NY 13815
1978: The Rape & Abuse Center began to provide the 24-hour crisis line.
1986: The Rape & Abuse Crisis Center became an independent agency.
1988: The Board of Directors voted to expand agency services to all innocent victims of crime.
1989: The Board of Directors voted to change the agency’s name to Crime Victims Assistance Center, Inc.
1990: CVAC became a United Way Member Agency.
1995: NYS Department of Health Rape Crisis Program approved CVAC to certify rape crisis counselors for the confidentiality privilege.
1996: First Observance of National Victims’ Rights Week in Broome County. Creation and display of the “Remembrance Wall”
1998: CVAC celebrated the 20th anniversary of the 24-hour crisis line
2013: CVAC was chosen as one of three pilot sites in New York State to deliver the Enough Abuse, preventive education campaign through Prevent Child Abuse New York.
2016: With the Enough is Enough funding, CVAC created a position & a project to working with the four local campuses.