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Individuals who have suffered physical injury, emotional distress and/or loss of property as the result of an actual or attempted criminal offense by another person or through a destructive act of nature.
YX-0300 Abused Adults
Individuals age 18 and older who have been subjected to a persistent pattern behavior in which one intimate partner uses physical violence, coercion, threats, intimidation, isolation and emotional, sexual, or economic abuse to control the other partner in a relationship. Stalking or other harassing behavior is often an integral part of the pattern. Abusers may include caregivers, spouses, intimate partners or other family members.
YX-0500 Abused Children
Individuals younger than age 18 who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of violence and/or neglect which may include emotional abuse, emotional deprivation, physical abuse and corporal punishment that results in a traumatic condition, physical neglect and/or inadequate supervision, and/or sexual abuse or exploitation.
YX-1100 Bullying Victims
Individuals, generally children, who have been subjected to physical, verbal or psychological abuse that involves intentional, repeated, hurtful acts such as name-calling, threatening or shunning inflicted by one or more persons whose power may come from physical strength, age, financial status, popularity, social status or by association (the people they know, who they hang out with, who their family is). Harmful bullying can also occur quietly and covertly, through gossip or postings on the Internet; and while most frequently occurring at school, can also happen in the workplace or other settings.
YX-1500 Crime Victims
Individuals who have suffered injury or loss of property because of the illegal actions of another.
YX-1550 Crime Witnesses
Individuals who have been traumatized by having seen a crime or having to participate in the criminal justice process.
YX-1800 Disaster Victims
Individuals who have suffered physical injury or loss of property due to a sudden calamitous event of natural or human origin such as a fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, earthquake or outbreak of war or civil unrest.
YX-3000 Holocaust Survivors
People who survived the systematic persecution by the Nazis and/or the Nazi forced labor and death camps during World War II who may be experiencing long-term emotional and psychological difficulties as a result of the experience and whose patterns of personal, social and familial coping may have been significantly affected.
YX-8000 Sexual Harassment Victims
Individuals who have been subjected to unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other conduct of a sexual nature including sexually-explicit language or jokes when they must submit to such conduct as an explicit or implicit condition of employment, passing a course or obtaining benefits or treatment to which they are entitled; when submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for decisions affecting the individual; or when such conduct interferes with an individual's performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.