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  • August 26
  • November 26
    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. 
  • November 26
    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.
  • November 26
    VLNDC is a network of legal service providers in DC that provide legal assistance to victims of crime in DC. The network provides victims of crime with access to 16 different legal service organizations that can provide legal help in a variety of issues including (but not limited to) family law, immigration, and crime victims’ rights. When a victim contacts VLNDC, the organization strives to connect the victim to any member organizations that may be able to assist them with their pending legal needs. If the network cannot assist them, it provides the victim with other resources to explore. 
  • November 26
    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.
  • November 21
    The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCEDSV) has been on the forefront of demanding dignity for victims for over forty years. We will apply a smart, bold standard to all prospective litigation to create new precedent for Michigan victims. Because MCEDSV is a statewide program, we will be in an excellent position to promote positive precedent. Our extensive appellate knowledge will also allow us to combat any decisions that do not bolster victim rights. Each year, we support our statewide, 73-member Coalition to aid thousands of victims through hundreds of hours of legal, technical assistance. In addition, we provide direct civil or collateral legal services to dozens of victims.
  • November 21
    Since 2006, the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE) has existed to end sexual exploitation in this community, and since 2009, CAASE has done its work by providing free and comprehensive legal services for survivors of sexual violation - including by representing those victimized through rape or in the context of the sex trade, within the context of the criminal justice system. The other pillars of CAASE’s work - Policy, Prevention, and Community Engagement - have a decade’s history working to improve policy, practice, and culture (both at the state and local level) so that various systems, including specifically the criminal justice system, improve the ways they understand, engage with, and respond to victims of rape and prostitution.
  • November 21
    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.
  • November 13
    Founded in 1996, Arizona Voice for Crime Victims (AVCV) was the first organization of its kind in Arizona and across the county that offers hope to crime victims in the form of pro bono legal representation and social services solely for the purpose of asserting and enforcing their rights in state and federal courts. AVCV’s approach to delivering direct legal and social services to victims of crime in Arizona is holistic in nature.
  • May 13

    The Victims of Crime Resource Center is located on the Pacific McGeorge School of Law campus in Sacramento, California. McGeorge students, under attorney supervision, provide information and referrals statewide to victims, their families, victim service providers, and victim advocates.

    Primarily through the hotline, Center staff provide resource and referral information to victims and their families, victim service providers and other victim advocates. Callers receive information on such matters as victims compensation, victims’ rights in the Justice System, restitution, civil suits, right to speak at sentencing and parole board hearings, as well as information on specific rights of victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, and abuse against disabled.

  • May 11
    Lone Star Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm with a rich and deeply respected history of advocacy on behalf of low-income and underserved populations.  LSLA is the fourth largest free legal aid provider in the United States serving approximately 60,000 square miles, one-third of Texas, including 72 counties in the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of Texas, and also four counties of southwest Arkansas.
  • April 28
    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.
  • April 28

    Since 1929, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles has provided civil legal services to poor and low-income people in Los Angeles County.

  • March 30

    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. 

  • June 24
    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.
  • June 24

    The Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center provides free legal assistance to victims of crime to protect and enforce their rights from the time of first report through post release control. Free legal representation is also provided in state and federal court. In addition this program provides free victims rights training to nurses, advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, counselors, and community organizations, and resource referrals  throughout Ohio.

  • October 28
    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.
  • October 28
    The Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic provides pro bono legal representation to crime victims throughout the State of Utah.  The Clinic assists clients in understanding, exercising and enforcing their constitutional, statutory and procedural rights and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in the victims’ rights arena.
  • October 28
    The Oregon Crime Victims Law Center represents crime victims in state and federal courts in the exercise of their rights.  The Clinic also responds to victims’ social service needs in cooperation with other service providers and conducts education and training on victims’ rights issues.
  • October 28
    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.
  • October 26
    Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center advocates for victims in state and federal court in Colorado by providing pro bono legal representation and social service support to these victims.
  • September 20
    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.
  • September 13
    The South Carolina Victim Assistance Network provides pro bono legal representation 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 North and South Carolina.
  • September 13
    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.
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