Trained victim advocates work closely with victims of crime to alleviate the impact of trauma, navigate the criminal justice system, and rebuild their lives. We do this through referrals to service, guidance through victim compensation programs, and education on Victim’s Rights, also known as Marsy’s Law.
We have trained and highly experienced advocates that are uniquely prepared to respond to these particular crime types. We establish close partnerships with community-based organizations. We ensure survivors have access to the full range of culturally and linguistically competent services.
In addition to advocacy, this unit provides services specific to fatalities like; grief services, burial and funeral arrangement support for family members.
Mass casualty is a 9-county collaborative that ensures advocates are trained and prepared to respond in the event of a mass casualty incident.
This unit provides specific focus to our elderly communities and immigrants. In addition to engage in outreach so to reach communities that would not normally report crimes and/or seek services through partnerships with community-based organizations
This General Felonies and Misdemeanor team works on charged and uncharged cases
We assist with processing victim compensation claims and any losses that are crime related.
Information & Support with the Criminal Justice System
Support & Advocacy with Victimization Issues
California Victim Compensation Board
The State Victim Compensation Board program is dedicated to providing reimbursement for many crime-related expenses to eligible victims who suffer physical injury or threat of physical injury as a direct result of a violent crime. Financial support available for expenses related to:
(Follow-up documentation to deem qualification for program is required by CalVCB)
Our advocates will assist in completing the application
Provide the following: