For Monroe County Sheriff’s Victim Assistance Resources please contact:

(789 Linden Avenue, Rochester)
Lisa Gerritse

(245 Summit Point Drive, Henrietta)
Sheri Tehan

(2330 Union Street, Spencerport)
Mary DeLella

Find Your Zone

Additional resources for victims of crime:

Alternatives for Battered Women
Crisis intervention, emergency shelter for women and children, counseling, support groups, 24-hour hotline.

Domestic Violence Hotline (Statewide)
English (24 hours) 1-800-942-6906
Spanish (9 a.m.- 5 p.m.) 1-800-942-6908

Monroe County Family Court

The Victim Assistant Program

The Community Services Unit of the Sheriff’s Office provides a comprehensive Victim Assistance Program. The program includes three experienced and professional victim counselors, all of whom have in-depth knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and the challenges of coping with trauma. They are located in each of the three zone offices in the towns of Pittsford, Henrietta, and Chili, (see map and contact information below). Our staff can provide initial crisis and assessment to determine the appropriate steps for long-term assistance.

The services offered include:

Crisis support services:

  • Outreach through home, hospital and work visits
  • Information and referral to legal, financial and long-term counseling services

Short-term counseling:

  • For the victim
  • For the victim's family

Case status information
Court procedure information
Reimbursement assistance:

Medical expenses

  • Counseling
  • Lost Property
  • Lost Wages
  • Funeral expenses

If you have received services from the Victims Assistance Program - Please take a few moments to complete this brief survey. Thank you.

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