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Victim Resources

The Office of Victim Services (OVS) contracts with non-profit and public agencies in Connecticut to provide free services to crime victims and their families.

These services include:

  • criminal justice support and advocacy;
  • information and referrals;
  • therapy;
  • group treatment / support; and
  • safety planning.

Please see OVS Contracted Agencies for a list of the agencies and the programs and services offered.

Funding for contracted victim services is provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, Victims of Crime Act Victim Assistance Program, the Connecticut General Fund, and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund.

Other resources that may be helpful include: