Victims of Crime Program
If you or a family member have been a victim of a crime you may be eligible for free psychotherapy by the independent therapists 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
- Child Abuse/Molest
- Domestic Violence
- Driving under the Influence
- Hit and Run
- Vehicular Manslaughter
- Sexual Assault
- Other Violent Crimes as defined by statute
Expenses Eligible for Reimbursement
The VOC Program may 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.
- Mental Health Counseling
- Lost Wage/Income
- Lost Support to Eligible Family Members
- Domestic Violence Moving and Relocation
- Job Retraining
For more information or to fill out an application go to www.boc.ca.gov or call 1 (800) 777-9229.