Victim Witness Program

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The Victim Witness Program is a branch of the District Attorney's Office and is specifically designed to assist victims of crimes in recovering physically, mentally, and financially from the effects of crime incidents. The following are some of the services available:

•     Case status/disposition information: Notifying victims of the status and final disposition of the case.

•     Court escort to accompany witnesses to court and provide emotional support.

•     Victim impact statements: Assistance in preparing a victim impact statement and delivering it to the judge and deputy district attorney handling the case.

•     Crisis intervention: Counseling, reassurance, and support to assist victims in coping with the emotional trauma following the crime.

•     Filing victim of crime compensation claims: Assistance with preparing and submitting application forms to receive compensation from the State Board of Control.

•     Restitution assistance: Help to obtain court-ordered restitution from convicted offenders. 

•     Orientation to the criminal justice system: Information and explanation about criminal justice proceedings, including orientation to the courtroom setting.

Please contact our office at (209)223-6444 if you or some you know has been victimized as a result of a violent crime. 

Office of Victim & Survivor Rights & Services Webpage: (State of Calif)
www.cdcr.ca.gov/victim_services/index.html

Request for Victim Services Form 1707: (State of Calif)

Victims' Bill of Rights Act of 2008: Marsy's Law (pdf)

Contact Information
Address: 708 Court Street Jackson Suite 101, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6474
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM - 5PM