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Victim Advocate

Our goal is to empower and aide victims of crime and their children through advocacy making sure they have the emotional support, critical service referrals, crisis intervention, and assistance navigating the judicial process. We also commit to promoting awareness on issues of victimization.

Program Services

The victim assistance program may provide assistance to victims of violent crimes.

Possible Crimes

  • Domestic violence
  • Stalking
  • Crimes against children
  • Aggravated assault
  • Homicide or attempted homicide
  • Suicide or attempted suicide
  • Rape/Sexual assault
  • Other crimes
  • Elderly Abuse

Services Provided for Victims

  • Assistance navigating the criminal justice system
  • Safety planning
  • Education on domestic violence issues
  • Assistance with reparations for medical expenses and loss of wages
  • Assistance with protective orders
  • Information on additional resources
  • Support for victim and family

The Utah Statewide VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes.

The VINE toll-free number for the Utah Statewide VINE system is (877) 884-8463.

This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.