Montana

Crime Victim Advocate

Crime Victim Advocates provides free, confidential help and services to crime victims throughout Montana.  Such services and help include: Helping victims recover property or restitution, Providing crisis counseling, emotional support and guidance.  Helping victims work with their employers if a victim has to miss work because of a trial.  Informing victims of their rights.

Email: TimFox@AGTimFox

Website: dojmt.gov/victims/crime-victim-advocates

Phone: (800) 799-7233

 

 

Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence's mission is to support and facilitate networking among our member organizations while advocating for social change in Montana.  Currently, MCADSV represents over 50 programs across Montana that provide direct services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. In addition, membership includes other nonprofit and government organizations and individuals (professionals and members of the general public) who are interested in addressing domestic and sexual violence in a way that holds offenders accountable and provides support for the people they victimize. Our membership is open to anyone who is in accord with their philosophy.

Email:

Website: mcadsv.com/about/mission

Phone: (406) 443-7794

 

 

Office of Victim Services

The Office of Victim Services provides tools and information to help crime victims as they go through the justice system.  The office is part of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), a federally sponsored information clearinghouse that provides information on crime, victim assistance, substance abuse, and public safety to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. In this capacity, NCJRS is responsible for providing Office of Victim Services' publications and program information to victim services and allied professionals.

Email: 

Website: dojmt.gov/victims

Phone: (406) 444-1907

 

 

The Montana Rape Exam Training Program

The Montana Rape Exam Training Program is an online resource for Montana healthcare professionals who perform forensic medical exams, also called rape exams. This program offers information about rape exams and online training on using the state-sanctioned rape kit. Although designed for healthcare professionals, this program is open to anyone in Montana involved in sexual assault response. The online training is restricted to individuals affiliated with sexual assault response organizations operating in Montana. Sexual assault response organizations include healthcare facilities, law enforcement, the criminal justice system and victim advocacy groups. Registration is required for access to the online training.General information about rape exams is open to the public. However, the Montana Rape Exam Training Program is not intended to provide information to victims of sexual assault. If you or a friend need help, go to the Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence website for assistance.

Email:

Website: dojmt.gov/victims/the-rape-exam-training-program

Phone: (406) 444-3653

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.