VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT
To speak with the Victim Advocate please Call (405) 275-2526 Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
WHAT IS A VICTIMS ADVOCATE?
Victim advocates are trained in helping victims of different crime types to navigate the criminal justice system. This includes emotional support, victims rights information, help in finding resources, and filling out crime victim-related forms.
If you have been a victim of a crime and are in need of resources or support through the criminal justice system please reach out to our office.
HOW CAN WE HELP
LAW ENFORCEMENT LIAISON
The advocate may follow up on police reports for more information or to inform victims of information. Victims are able to ask questions and obtain information about their case during the course of the investigation. The advocate will also be available to attend meetings between victims and investigators to limit the re-traumatization of the victim.
Advocate is available to help with the process of protective orders as well as attend court hearings for victims for protective orders. The advocate may also follow up with victims during a criminal court process to help the victim to navigate the criminal court system. As well as attend court hearings to keep the victims informed.
Victims compensation is available to help victims of crime with the financial burden that may come along with rebuilding after the crime.
The advocate is available for the needs of transportation for victims who need to be transported to medical facilities due to a crime, court hearings, shelters, or other resources that may be needed.
The advocate is available to help victims in finding resources that are available for them in the community.
WE ARE PROUD PARTNERS WITH OUR FRIENDS AT PROJECT: SAFE
Our agency does not discriminate is regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.