Violence of all types can steal your safety in the community, destroy your sense of trust and cause trauma
Anxiety, irritability, difficulty sleeping, anger/rage, impatience, flashbacks of the situation, feeling uneasy in certain situations, jumpiness, feeling disconnected with the world, distrustful, fearful, depressed, difficulty concentrating, feeling unsafe, keeping to yourself, not caring, taking risks, using drugs and alcohol.
Acknowledge, Don’t Ignore The Impact. Help Is Not Weak.
Connection and Support Will Help You Bounce Back.
We Can Heal and Make A Difference
Victim service providers help victims rebuild their live. We can help you learn about your legal rights and options, cope with the impact of crime, access victim compensation and navigate the criminal justice and social service systems.
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity (as defined in paragraph 249(c)(4) of title 18, United States Code), sexual orientation, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with funds made available under OVS (VOCA) and any other program or activity funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated for grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance administered by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).