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The VOCA Fix

On July 22, 2021, President Biden signed the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 (VOCA Fix). The VOCA Fix became effective immediately and the provisions of the Act—

  • Required monetary penalties from federal deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements to go into the Crime Victims Fund.
     
  • Provided the Attorney General with the authority to provide no-cost extensions to all VOCA...

November 2021 Featured Resources

This featured news content includes information about National Native American Heritage Month, the Transgender Day of Remembrance, and annual Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation grants.

Help in Your State: Indiana

Help in Your State: Indiana

View contact information for the Indiana Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Indiana Criminal Justice Institute
Victim Services Division
Phone: 317–232–1233

Victim Compensation Program

Indiana Criminal Justice Institute
Victim Services Division
Phone: 800–353–1484

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of...

Help in Your State: New Jersey

Help in Your State: New Jersey

View contact information for the New Jersey Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Office of the Attorney General Department of Law & Public Safety
Office of Victim Witness Advocacy
Phone: 866–326–7206

Victim Compensation Program

Office of the Attorney General Department of Law & Public Safety
Victims of Crime Compensation Office
Phone: 877–658–2221

Additional Resources

Additional...

Help in Your State: Vermont

Help in Your State: Vermont

View contact information for the Vermont Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services
Phone: 800–750–1213

Victim Compensation Program

Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services
Phone: 800–750–1213

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice websites—...

Help in Your State: Georgia

Help in Your State: Georgia

View contact information for the Georgia Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Phone: 404–657–1956

Victim Compensation Program

Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Phone: 404–657–2222

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice websites—

  • the Office...

Help in Your State: Missouri

Help in Your State: Missouri

View contact information for the Missouri Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Missouri Department of Social Services
Phone: 573–751–5775

Victim Compensation Program

Missouri Department of Public Safety
Victim Services Program
Phone: 573–526–6006

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice...

Help in Your State: South Carolina

Help in Your State: South Carolina

View contact information for the South Carolina Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

South Carolina Department of Crime Victim Assistance Grants
Phone: 803–896–8712

Victim Compensation Program

South Carolina Department of Crime Victim Compensation
Phone: 803–734–1900

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these...

Help in Your State: Colorado

Help in Your State: Colorado

View contact information for the Colorado Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Office for Victims Program
Phone: 303–239–5719

Victim Compensation Program

Office for Victims Program
Phone: 303–239–4493

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice websites—

  • the Office on Violence...

Help in Your State: Maryland

Help in Your State: Maryland

View contact information for the Maryland Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services
Phone: 410–697–9312

Victim Compensation Program

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Phone: 888–679–9347

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of...

Help in Your State: Oklahoma

Help in Your State: Oklahoma

View contact information for the Oklahoma Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Oklahoma District Attorney’s Council
Federal Grants Division
Phone: 405–264–5008

Victim Compensation Program

District Attorneys Council
Crime Victims Compensation Board
Phone: 800–745–6098

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of...

Help in Your State: Wyoming

Help in Your State: Wyoming

View contact information for the Wyoming Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Wyoming Attorney General
Division of Victim Services
Phone: 307–777–7200

Victim Compensation Program

Wyoming Attorney General
Division of Victim Services
Phone: 307–777–7200

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of...

Help in Your State: Alabama

Help in Your State: Alabama

View contact information for the Alabama Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Law Enforcement and Safety Division
Phone: 334–353–3252

Victim Compensation Program

Alabama Crime Victims' Compensation Commission
Phone: 334–290–4420

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these...

Help in Your State: Iowa

Help in Your State: Iowa

View contact information for the Iowa Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Crime Victim Assistance Division
Phone: 515–281–5044

Victim Compensation Program

Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Crime Victim Assistance Division
Phone: 515–281–5044

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder...

Help in Your State: New Mexico

Help in Your State: New Mexico

View contact information for the New Mexico Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission
Phone: 505–841–9432

Victim Compensation Program

New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission
Phone: 505–841–9432

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice websites—...

Help in Your State: U.S. Virgin Islands

Help in Your State: U.S. Virgin Islands

View contact information for the U.S. Virgin Islands Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Law Enforcement Planning Commission
Phone: 340–774–6400 Ext. 210

Victim Compensation Program

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services
Criminal Victims Compensation Commission
Phone: 340–718–4068 Ext. 4104

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and...

Help in Your State: Guam

Help in Your State: Guam

View contact information for the Guam Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Office of the Guam Attorney General
Victim Services Division
Phone: 671–475–2587

Victim Compensation Program

Office of the Guam Attorney General
Victim Services Division
Phone: 671–475–3324

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on...

Help in Your State: Montana

Help in Your State: Montana

View contact information for the Montana Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Montana Board of Crime Control
Phone: 406–444–3604

Victim Compensation Program

Montana Department of Justice
Phone: 406–444–3653

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice websites—

  • the Office on...

Help in Your State: South Dakota

Help in Your State: South Dakota

View contact information for the South Dakota Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

South Dakota Department of Public Safety
Victims' Assistance Program
Phone: 605–773–6317

Victim Compensation Program

South Dakota Department of Public Safety
Crime Victims' Compensation Program
Phone: 605–773–6317

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse...

Help in Your State: Connecticut

Help in Your State: Connecticut

View contact information for the Connecticut Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

State of CT Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services
Phone: 800–822–8428

Victim Compensation Program

State of CT Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services
Victim Compensation Program
Phone: 888–286–7347

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse...

Help in Your State: Massachusetts

Help in Your State: Massachusetts

View contact information for the Massachusetts Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance
Phone: 617–586–1340

Victim Compensation Program

Massachusetts Victims of Violence Crime Compensation
Phone: 617–727–2200

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S. Department of Justice websites—

  • the...

Help in Your State: Oregon

Help in Your State: Oregon

View contact information for the Oregon Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance

Oregon Department of Justice
Crime Victim and Survivor Services
Phone: 503–378–5348 Ext. 1

Victim Compensation

Oregon Department of Justice
Crime Victim and Survivor Services
Phone: 503–378–5348

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on...

Help in Your State: Alaska

Help in Your State: Alaska

View contact information for the Alaska Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Phone: 907–465–4321

Victim Compensation Program

Alaska Department of Administration
Violent Crimes Compensation Board
Phone: 800–764–3040

Additional Resources

Additional resources and information for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse is available on these U.S...

Help in Your State: Kansas

Help in Your State: Kansas

View contact information for the Kansas Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation programs below.

Victim Assistance Program

Crime Victim Information and Referrals
(not affiliated with the Kansas VOCA Assistance Program)
Phone: 800–828–9745

Note: the Kansas VOCA Assistance Program does not provide services to victims of crime, but their contact information is available on our state support page.

Victim Compensation Program

Office...