Services Provided

We provide the following services:
  • Provide victims and witnesses of crime information concerning the criminal justice system
  • Assist victims with the filing of Victim of Crime Compensation Program applications
  • Provide victims and witnesses with case status and/or disposition
  • Provide victims with information concerning victim impact statements
  • Provide victims with assistance in restitution determination and collection
  • Provide victims and witnesses with court support
  • Provide victims and witnesses with referrals to community agencies
  • Provide victims with referrals for counseling and therapy
  • Provide victims with creditor and/or employer intervention
  • Provide witnesses with employer intervention Assist victims with property return
  • Provide victims with information to apply for state disability insurance
  • Provide victims with information to apply for social security benefits
  • Provide victims with information to file notification forms with Department of Corrections, California Youth Authority, and Attorney General
  • Provide victims with information concerning victim’s rights at parole hearings
  • At the request of the assigned district attorney, the advocate can arrange and attend a meeting between the district attorney and the victim or victim’s family
  • Assist the probation officer to obtain information concerning restitution and victim impact statements for their reports on serious violent felony cases