Victim / Witness Assistance ProgramProviding services to crime victims and witnesses
A VICTIM'S BILL OF RIGHTS
Victims and Witnesses have a right:
Crime victims may experience problems and disruptions that require special attention and support. The District Attorney's Victim / Witness Program is committed to providing every possible benefit, service and courtesy available to crime victims and witnesses.
The California Victim / Witness Assistance Program is a statewide effort to provide support services to victims and witnesses of crime.
The Victim / Witness Assistance Program provides basic services that include the following:
VICTIMS OF CRIME COMPENSATION
The California Victim Compensation Program, was established to provide financial reimbursement to victims of crime who suffer unreimbursed financial losses due to physical/emotional injury as a direct result of a crime. This program is funded by fines and penalties assessed by the courts and deposited in the Restitution Fund.
YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR COMPENSATION IF:
The County of El Dorado Victim's Assistance Program has been helping crime victims since 1980. If you need more information on Victim's Rights or how to file a claim with the California Victim Compensation Program, call your local Victim/Witness Assistance Program Center.
PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES:
In addition, the District Attorney's Office has provided you with the following downloadable resources and links related to the rights of victims and witnesses:
Placerville: (530) 642-4760County of El Dorado District Attorney515 Main Street Placerville, CA 95667Christy Lillie, Program Coordinatorchristy.firstname.lastname@example.org
South Lake Tahoe: (530) 573-3100County of El Dorado District Attorney1360 Johnson Blvd.South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150Christy Lillie, Program Coordinatorchristy.email@example.com
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