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Homicide

National Organizations

  • Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation

    877-896-4702

    MVFR identifies, engages and mobilizes its members to build communities of support that educate the public on the harms of the death penalty, the true needs of the victim’s families and the transformative power of restorative justice to promote a more compassionate and just society.

  • Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)

    (888) 818-POMC
    (513) 721-5683
    Parents of Murdered Children (POMC®) provides ongoing emotional support to help parents and other survivors of homicide facilitate the reconstruction of a “new life” and to promote a healthy resolution. Not only does POMC® help survivors deal with their grief, but also helps with advocacy in the criminal justice system. There are POMC® Chapters across the country which hold monthly meetings and provide support, advocacy, and court accompaniment. POMC®’s website provides numerous educational and support materials, and contains links to a topic forum that allows survivors to communicate with other survivors.

Statewide Organizations

  • Alaska United States Attorney’s Office

    Phone: 907-271-3041
    The role of the United States Attorney is to prosecute cases fairly and justly. If you are identified as a victim under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act, we will make our best effort to ensure you are provided the rights and services you are entitled to.
  • Arizona Homicide Survivors

    Arizona’s Homicide Survivors Inc provides support groups, counseling, funding for funeral expenses, and other resources for survivors of homicide.
  • Center for Victim and Human Rights

    Telephone (317) 610-3427
    The Center for Victim and Human Rights (CVHR) is a 501(c)(3) organization that was established in 2008 with the specific purpose of providing comprehensive legal representation to victims of crime and human rights abuses, who often lack the safety and resources necessary to access available legal remedies.
  • Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)

    (202) 742-1727
    The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a non-profit 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.
  • Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)

    (602) 254-8818

    Parents of Murdered Children (POMC) provides emotional support for the aftermath of murder for the family and friends of a homicide victim and education to assist them through both traumatic grief and the confusing maze of the criminal justice system.  

  • Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group (AZCVRLG)

    Phone: 480-946-0832
    Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group (AZCVRLG) is an Arizona non-profit 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. 
  • California Justice for Homicide Victims

    Crisis & Emotional Support Hotline - 310-457-0030
    California Justice for Homicide Victims advocates for the legal rights of survivors of homicide by providing them information about victims’ rights in all aspects of the criminal justice system.
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin Victim Rights Project

    Telephone: 855-947-2529
    Email: victimrights@legalaction.org
    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.
  • Parents of Murdered Children

    503-656-8039
    Parents of Murdered Children and Other Survivors of Homicide Victims is a self-help 
    support organization made up of persons whose loved ones have been murdered.
  • Violent Crime Victim Services

    Telephone: 253-383-5254
    Violent Crime Victim Services provides emotional support and care to survivors of homicide victims, including crisis intervention, courtroom support and criminal justice information, CVC paperwork, accompaniment to prosecutor’s re-trial meetings, assistance with media, monthly peer support groups, and referrals to mental health professionals who specialize in traumatic death.