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What services are provided by the Victim Witness Program?

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What services are provided by the Victim Witness Program?

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-Information and explanation about the criminal justice system and procedures -Crisis intervention -Assistance in preparation to give testimony -Orientation to courtroom procedures and setting -Accompaniment to court -Referrals to social service agencies, counselors, or others who can assist with emergency needs or personal problems -Moral and emotional support, before, during, and after the trial or plea, or for post-sentence hearings -Employment intervention to explain time missed from work due to any court appearances or conferences with the prosecutor -Assistance with any problems or anxieties of the victim resulting from the crime -Counseling referrals to help victims cope with the aftermath of a crime -Victim Compensation Fund assistance for eligible victims (helping with medical, counseling, or funeral expenses)Services NOT provided by the Victim Witness Program:-Provide money to victim or witnesses -Return of property if it is still needed for evidence in court proceedings -Bri

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