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Victims of Crime Program

 

If you or a family member have been a victim of a crime you may be eligible for free psychotherapy at SOULTENDERS.  The state of California has a program known as the Victim Witness Program where victims and witnesses of crime may receive assistance for crime-related losses when there are no other means of paying for those losses.

Typically Covered Crimes

  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Battery
  • Child Abuse/Molest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driving under the Influence
  • Hit and Run
  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking
  • Other Violent Crimes as defined by statute

Expenses Eligible for Reimbursement

The VOC Program can reimburse the following expenses if they are incurred as a direct result of a crime as long as there are no other sources of reimbursement available.

  • Medical/Dental
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Lost Wage/Income
  • Lost Support to Eligible Family Members
  • Domestic Violence Moving and Relocation
  • Funeral/Burial
  • Job Retraining

For more information or to fill out an application go to www.boc.ca.gov or call 1 (800) 777-9229.