Victim Assistance

To you, the victim of a crime, court proceedings may seem impersonal and confusing. It is our goal to make you feel more comfortable with the criminal justice procedures and allow us to effectively work together.

Victim Services

Our services include:

  • Providing information and help in filing for Michigan Crime Victim Compensation
  • Making referral to other community agencies for additional help
  • Giving information on how the court works and case status
  • Accompanying a victim to court, upon their request
  • Providing information and assistance in obtaining restitution
  • Informing the community about victim's rights
  • Crisis intervention

Intimidated or Threatened?

If you are intimidated or threatened by the defendant, contact the police immediately. If you are in need of further assistance, contact the Victim Assistance Program at 269-982-8640.