Organizations that provide supportive services for crime victims which may include crisis counseling, medical services, escort services, transportation, child care, financial assistance, protective services, information about the mechanics of court proceedings, assistance with forms to file for reimbursement of crime-related expenses or losses, and/or advice and guidance concerning court appearances.
Key words: Court Appearance Advice; Court Appearance Guidance; Court Proceedings Information; Crime Victims; Filing Assistance for Crime-Related Expenses; Filing Assistance for Crime-Related Losses; Victims; Escort Services; Victims Protective Services
Scope notes: Excludes: Organizations that offer multiple supportive services for victims of family violence as well as overnight shelter. USE Family Violence Shelters (P43).
See also: Family Violence Shelters (P43); Sexual Assault Services (F42)