Connecticut

Connecticut Office of Child Advocate

Office of the Child Advocate

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Connecticut Office of Victims Advocate

Giving voices to crime victims throughout the state of Connecticut

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Division Of Criminal Justice

This is a Crime Victim Support service from the police department which will assist victims of violent crime by providing services such as crisis intervention, short term counseling, advocacy with the Court and preparation for participating in the criminal justice system.

Email: 

Website: ct.gov/csao

Phone: (860) 258-5800

Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch

The Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch, is the state's lead agency established to provide services to victims of violent crime. They provide services to crime victims. These services include, but are not limited to, information and referral, criminal justice support/advocacy, therapy, safety planning, group treatment/support, personal advocacy and assistance in filing applications for victim compensation. 

Email: 

Website: jud.ct.gov/crimevictim

Phone: (860) 263-2760

Waterbury Police Department

It is the policy of the Waterbury Police Department to provide immediate physical safety and or assistance to all victims either directly or through referral agencies.  The Department serves the people of the City of Waterbury by performing the law enforcement function in a professional manner. They also protects the rights of all persons within its jurisdiction; to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace.

Email: 

Website: wtbypd.org/Divisions/Administration/VictimServices/tabid/103

Phone: (203) 574-6906

 

National Resources

  • AARDVARC

    This site is for locating state resources for "An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection" organization. Email them at .

  • Victim Information and Notification Everyday

    VINELink is the online version of VINE, the National Victim Notification Network. This is a 24-hour service.

  • Parents of Murdered Children

    To Provide support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder.

  • National Organization for Victim Assistance

    A private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) national organization committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.