Victim Services

  • Crisis intervention and short-term counseling court accompaniment, emotional support, and information during the court process

  • Resource and referral counseling

  • Advocacy for victims within the criminal justice system

  • Assistance in applying to the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) for reimbursement of crime related expenses (medical/dental, mental health counseling, wage/income loss, support loss for dependents of a deceased or disabled victim, and funeral/burial expenses)

  • Assistance in obtaining emergency services (such as food, clothing, and shelter)

  • Assistance in preparing victim impact statement for sentencing

  • Information about victims’ rights

  • Temporary Restraining Order assistance

  • Homicide Survivors Support Group (meets first Wednesday of every month)

Witness Services

  • Arrange transportation and lodging for out of town witnesses

  • Notify witness of time and place of judgment and sentencing, upon request