Resources for All Victims of Crime
- Find help in your area - Find organizations near you who can assist with applying for compensation, offer guidance through the criminal justice system, and provide resources for victim needs.
- CDCR Office of Victim & Survivors Rights & Services - The victim of crime, family member of a victim, or a witness who testified against the offender may request to be notified of a change to the custody status of the offender.
- 1800victims - 800-842-8467 Victims of Crime Resource Center provides resources and referral information to victims and their families.
- VINElink - National Victim Notification Network, provides victims of crime and others access to timely and reliable information regarding offenders and resources.
- 2-1-1 - 2-1-1 is available throughout the U.S. and in many parts of Canada by phone, text, and web. A toll-free call to 2-1-1 connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can help you find services and resources that are available to you locally and provide critical services that can improve — and save — lives.
- Find a Therapist - CounselingCalifornia.com provides a searchable directory of licensed therapists, most of whom are members of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
- Marsy's Card Resources - On November 4, 2008, the voters of the State of California approved Proposition 9, the Victims' Bill of Rights Act of 2008: Marsy's Law, a measure to provide all victims with rights and due process.
- The National Center for Victims of Crime - 855-484-2846 Victim Connect Resource Center is a place for crime victims to learn about their rights and options, confidentially and compassionately.
- Office of Victims of Crime - OVC is a part of the United States Department of Justice. It administers the national Crime Victim Fund.
- National Cyber Security Alliance - National website on how to protect yourself, your family and your devices with tips and resources.
Resources for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assaults and Human Trafficking
- Safe at Home - 877-322-5227 California's Confidential Mail Program that provides a substitute mailing address which is accepted by state, county, and city government agencies in lieu of a residential or other mailing address.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-7233 (SAFE) Advocates are avaliable 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
- National Sexual Assault Hotline - 800-656-4673 (HOPE) The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
- National Human Trafficking - 888-373-7888 The national anti-trafficking hotline serves victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. This toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24/7 in more than 200 languages.