"The help I received from Victim Services at the time of my tragedy and up until today has made me the person that I am today. It is a continual help; I keep knocking on their door whenever I need it and they are always there for me"
Timely financial assistance for victims of violent crime. It is designed to support victims in the immediate aftermath of a violent crime in order to address of the event and increase a victim's safety. It can emergency expenses, such as lock changes and window and door repairs, funeral and counseling expenses Safety planning – creating a personal safety plan to prepare in event for the possibility of further violence.