Victims of Crime Act Program
The Partnership’s Victims of Crime Act advocates/case managers offer comprehensive services to elders (age 60 and up) and disabled adults (age 18 to 59) who have been victimized either physically, psychologically, financially or sexually. Our services are free and confidential to residents of Hamilton County, Tennessee. Our services assist victims in stabilizing their life after the victimization, help to understand and participate in the criminal justice system, and provide a measure of safety and security. Advocates and case managers will provide court accompaniment, housing assistance, safety planning, shelter, help with orders of protections. Please take the first step to regaining your safety and dignity by calling our offices at (423) 755-2870.
Services provided are:
- Crisis Intervention/emergency services
- Follow up
- Comprehensive assessment
- Counseling and guidance
- Care management
- Referrals for appropriate community services
- Advocacy and intervention on victim’s behalf
- Assistance in applying for Criminal Injuries Compensation
- Court accompaniment
- Safety planning
- Security repairs
If you are a family member and suspect abuse, read these abuse warning signs and call our office at (423) 755-2870 to find out what your next steps should be to protect your loved one.