The Alaska Institute for Justice (formerly Alaska Immigration Justice Project) is a nonprofit agency that provides low-cost immigration legal assistance to immigrants and refugees in all immigration applications including citizenship, permanent resident status, work permits, asylum, family-based petitions and immigration petitions for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
Alaska’s Department of Law provides a Victim-Witness Assistance Program for victims whose cases are being prosecuted. A coordinator can provide services such as help with employers and travel arrangements, advocacy and information about the criminal justice process, and work with police and other services to stop abuse and harassment.
Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group (AZCVRLG) is an Arizona nonprofit corporation that provides legal services as counsel of record and access to social support services to victims of crime, including but not limited to domestic violence crime victims, white collar crime victims, victims of violent crimes, vehicular crimes, and property crimes at no cost to them. AZCVRLG believes crime victims deserve transparent and respectful communication as we balance a close working relationship with careful attention to victim service needs. Our holistic, client-centered philosophy includes always interacting with crime victims in a dignified and respectful way.
The mission of Arizona Voice for Crime Victims is to ensure that crime victims receive their rights to justice, due process and dignified treatment throughout the criminal justice process. The website has links to resources, forms and statutes.
California Crime Survivors Inc’s mission is to ensure the public knows victims’ rights and needs and to provide resources, support, and information to empower crime victims to survive and thrive. Victim services include legal information, support groups, and safety trainings.
The Victim Assistance Program provides information and support for victims of violent crimes in all cases handled by the several units within the criminal justice section. Among other duties, the advocate in this unit provides referral to post-trauma counseling and referral to victim compensation.
The Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch, is the state’s lead agency established to provide services to victims of violent crime.
The D.C. Crime Victims Resource Center, a project of the Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc., represents victims of all types of crime in the District of Columbia. The Clinic works with other D.C. entities to assess and coordinate access to other social services for clients.
Toll free: (866) 966-7226
Florida’s Attorney General provides information about the rights of crime victims in Florida. Services include referral to victim assistance statewide, information about victim’s rights in the court, and how to claim victim’s compensation.
The Georgia Legal Services Program is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide civil legal services for persons with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty.
TTY: (877) 398-1130
The Illinois Attorney General’s Office provides many services to victims of crime. Services include information about crime victim’s rights, assistance with compensation, referral to services statewide, and victim notification concerning cases and custody status of offenders.
The Indiana Attorney General’s Office provides services to crime victims, such as confidential addresses for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Other services include victim notification, compensation, and referrals to other victim resources.
Toll free: (800) 828-9745
The Kansas Attorney General’s Office provides information about the rights of crime victims in Kansas, as well as other services such as victim notification, compensation, and referrals to statewide victim resources.
The Victim Rights Project is a joint project between Legal Action of WI and Judicare, which provides fee legal services to victims of crime. The Victim Rights Project works to ensure that a victim’s constitutional and statutory rights are not violated, and when a violation occurs, to seek remedy.
Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) began serving victims of crime under Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding from the Florida Attorney General’s Office on June 2018, although trauma-informed services have been provided since it opened its doors in 1974. LAS serves survivors of all
non-intimate partner crimes such as, adult or child sexual assault, bullying, identity theft, fraud, human trafficking, child victims of abuse, abandonment, or neglect, survivors of mass violence, etc.
Legal Services for Crime Victims in Arizona (LSCVA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit legal charity founded in 2012. LSCVA’s mission is to provide free legal representation in criminal cases to victims of crime in Arizona, with priority to victims of domestic violence and sexual violence. LSCVA asserts and seeks enforcement of crime victims’ rights and provides social services to facilitate healing in the aftermath of crime.
(301) 952-0063 or (877) 842-8461
(202) 531-3346 (Washington, DC Metro area)
(410) 234-9885 (Baltimore)
Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc. provides pro bono legal representation, including serving as guardian ad litem, to victims of all crimes in tribal, state, and federal proceedings and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in the State of Maryland; in the Federal Districts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia; and, under other funding, Federal crimes of Fraud/Identity Theft in any federal court nationwide.
The mission of the Legal Aid Society is to protect and strengthen families by providing equal access to justice for our most vulnerable citizens, including those who are impoverished, the elderly and victims of domestic violence.
Mid-MN Legal Aid serves Minnesotans in the 20 counties of central Minnesota, including Hennepin, from offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Willmar. Legal Aid serves seniors in the additional counties of Anoka, Cass, Crow Wing, Kanabec, Pine and Wadena counties, and offers statewide services to people with disabilities on issues associated with disabilities.
Toll free: (800) 247-0390 x3
The Crime Victim Justice Unit provides assistance to victims by providing general information about the criminal justice system, referring to appropriate local crime victim resources, connecting victims to criminal justice agencies and personnel involved in their case, and investigating victim complaints about statutory rights violations and mistreatment by criminal justice professionals.
The Missouri Attorney General’s Office provides information concerning the rights of crime victims in Missouri. The office also provides services including victim notification and referrals to advocates and statewide victim resources.
For over fifty years, the Montana Legal Services Association has helped ensure fairness for all in Montana’s justice system by providing civil, non-criminal legal services to low income Montanans living in all 56 Montana counties and on all Tribal Reservations.
Toll free: (800) 716-9769
The Mental Health Call Center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week and serves those in Mulnomah County.
The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a nonprofit organization providing comprehensive case management and pro bono legal services to all victims of crime in the District of Columbia. NVRDC’s holistic services are provided regardless of income, ethnicity, immigration status, sexual orientation, race, or gender identity/expression. NVRDC runs the District’s on-call crisis response services to survivors of sexual assault who receive a sexual assault forensic exam in the District of Columbia. NVRDC offers victims professional case management services combined with experienced crime victims’ rights attorneys. The legal staff also represent sexual assault survivors within the context of college or university administrative proceedings and Title IX enforcement and complaints.
The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office of Victim/Witness Assistance provides support and resources to victims of crime statewide. Services include information about the criminal justice system, victim notification, courtroom advocacy, intervention with employers or landlords, and referrals to other resources for victims.
The New Jersey Crime Victims’ Law Center provides pro bono legal representation to all victims of violent crimes in state and federal proceedings in New Jersey and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in each of the 21 counties throughout the State of New Jersey.
The Women’s Center for Victim Protection, a project of New York Legal Assistance Group, protects the legal rights of victims of crimes of sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking in New York City.
The North Carolina Office of the Attorney General provides information regarding the rights of victims of crime and the criminal justice system in North Carolina.
Toll free: (800) 282-0515
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office provides services to victims such as notification of case disposition and compensation. Their website has referrals to many local victim services providers, advocates, and statewide resources.
The Oklahoma Attorney General Office’s Victim Services Unit provides crime victims’ services including address confidentiality, victim notification, and court-appointed advocates.