Information & resources for survivors whose partner has been arrested
- Crime Victims Resource Guide – Find non-emergency services for victims of crime in your county.
- Reach out to a victim advocate- These are advocates, employed by a prosecutor’s office or police department, that can help victims who are involved in a criminal case by providing updates about the status of a case, assisting with criminal No Contact Orders, and preparing for criminal court hearings, trials, and sentencings. Contact the police department and the prosecutor’s office to ask if you can speak to an advocate working at their department. You can also always reach out to your local domestic violence program for help navigating this system.
- Department of Corrections Victim Services Program – These advocates can help victims when the domestic violence perpetrator is in prison or being released from prison.
- Crime Victims Compensation – Information on how this program can help if you are the victim of a violent crime.
- VINE – Sign up to be notified when someone is released from jail.
- Crime Victims Bill of Rights
- Address Confidentiality Program – this program assists crime victims who have relocated to avoid further abuse.
- Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) Model Policy for Victims’ Requests to Modify or Rescind Criminal No Contact Orders – All courts are required to have a policy and procedure for handling victims’ requests to modify or rescind a criminal No Contact Order.