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If you or someone you love is a victim of crime, you have rights and you
Help is available in the form of compensation and assistance. Compensation programs reimburse victims for crime-related expenses, such as medical costs, mental health counseling, funeral and burial costs, and lost wages or loss of support. Assistance programs provide a range of services, including crisis intervention, counseling, emergency shelter, criminal justice advocacy, and emergency transportation.
The following are offered by the U.S. Department of Justice:
Organizations that have
information on adult survivors of child abuse.
Crime Victim Services
Domestic Violence Coalitions by State (nicolebrown.org)
Free Legal Aid - United States
International Victim Assistance
Mothers of Sexually Abused Children
National Child Traumatic
of Victim Assistance
U.S. Criminal Court Sentencing And
Sentencing Guidelines (Open)
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
The Shofar Coalition:
Our mission is to prevent the
physical, sexual and emotional abuse or neglect of children
and to aid adults, adolescents and children who are
suffering from the impact of traumatic experiences.
- also in Russian and Farsi
Victims Rights Database
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