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VIBS — Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk



Spirit of Giving
 2019 Year-End Appeal 

Because of you, we can do more.
Your gift will help VIBS in creating futures free of violence.
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November Newsletter

  Stay connected and find out what’s going on at VIBS.

November 2019 Newsletter


Divorce Clinic
In partnership with the Community Legal Help Project (Nassau Suffolk Law Services)

Tuesday, December 10  
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Brentwood Public Library
34 Second Avenue, Brentwood

Clients can have an attorney review divorce documents, ask questions regarding divorce, or simply receive information.
For more information contact Judy Lukose, Director of Legal Services at (631) 360 -3730.


Forensic Nursing Appreciation

“ VIBS thanks all of its awesome forensic examiners for their wonderful trauma-informed care of sexual assault survivors of Suffolk County. Keep up the great work! We love you!”
-Karen McCaffrey Oprea, Director of SANE/SAFE

The program trains providers in forensic medical examinations, evidence collection techniques, and in coordinated community response to address violence. The Suffolk County SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examination) program is a collaborative program sponsored by VIBS, the Suffolk County Police Department, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office and our three partner hospitals. The SAFE program allows victims of rape and sexual assault to go to their nearest SAFE Center (located discreetly within our partner hospitals’ waiting rooms) and receive cost-free forensic examinations.

Learn more about the SANE/SAFE program at VIBS by visiting:
To volunteer or become certified visit



Services are for victims of domestic violence, rape/sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, human trafficking, and for veterans suffering from
Military Sexual Trauma (MST) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
All calls are free and confidential. Chat feature available. 


VIBS is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Public Charity, Tax ID: 11-2411984

Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk, Inc.  is a registered 501c3 and files annual financial reports with the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau. A copy of the latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from the organization VIBS or from the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau located at 28 Liberty Street, 15th Floor, New York, New York 10005.