"[The claims examiner] helped me through the worst time in my whole life with compassion. She is wonderful."
Comment from a Victim Compensation Program survey

Victim Compensation Program

If you or someone you know is the victim of a violent crime, the Victim Compensation Program may be able to help pay for certain crime expenses that are not covered by insurance or another financial resource.

This video explains who may be eligible for victim compensation, the benefits available, how to file an application, and the claim process. You may watch the entire video or choose a video below.

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  1. Who may be eligible for victim compensation (6:00)
  2. Benefits available (4:48)
  3. How to file an application (3:05)
  4. The claim process (7:05)

The Victim Compensation Program has compassionate and caring staff that will help you with the application and claim process. If you would like to speak with a staff member, please call 1-888-286-7347 or email OVSCompensation@jud.ct.gov.

Frequently Asked Questions  (Click [+] below to expand or collapse)

Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la atención a las víctimas - PDF

 6. How long will It take? - PDF
 7. Compensation Benefits - PDF
 8. Compensation Program brochure - PDF  |  Español - PDF