Anyone can be a target of a crime and everyone deserves support. People victimized by crime have a right to be treated with respect when trying to get help and informed of available options.
New Horizons Crisis Center’s services are applicable to people who have been victims of all types of crimes. If you have experienced any of the listed crimes below or another type of victimization, visit our services page under “Get Help” or contact one of our offices to learn more about available services.
Assault: a physical attack or harm by one or more persons to another person, which may include hitting, kicking, slapping, biting, punching, beating, etc.
Domestic abuse: abuse between family or household members, which includes physical assault or threats of a physical assault, in addition to forced sexual contact (otherwise known as rape or sexual assault) and emotional, mental and economic abuse.
Murder: reckless or intentional taking of human life by another person or persons.
Kidnapping: illegal capture, detention or confinement of someone against their will or if the person is under 16 years, without the consent of the person’s parents or other legal custodian.
Stalking: a pattern of unwanted or unwelcome behaviors by one person that is directed toward another person, which causes the person to feel frightened, threatened, oppressed, persecuted or intimidated.
Elder/Vulnerable adult abuse: any type of abuse (physical, emotional, financial) or neglect against a person classified as a vulnerable adult or against an elder.
Harassment: repeated incidents of intrusive or unwanted acts, words or gestures.
Vehicular Homicide/Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)-related Crimes: when a death or injury results by operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner or under the influence of alcohol or another controlled substance.
Identity Theft: stealing another person’s identity by using his or her personal information such as a a person’s name, social security number or credit card number.
Hate Crime: when an offender targets a person because of perceived membership in a certain social group, usually defined by race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, class, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, social status or political affiliation.
We are also able to help out victims of arson, burglary, forgery, robbery, theft and vandalism. If you are victim of a crime that is not listed here, we can still help. Contact any of our offices and seek services.