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 are located at 377 Robinson Street in Binghamton, NY, 13904.
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.