OVW Advocacy

The goal of advocacy is to walk beside you, whether you choose to pursue prosecution or not. Services may include: Safety Planning; Helping to obtain a Personal Protection Order; Accompanying a survivor to court hearings or Hospital/Court or other provider contacts updates as requested by survivor transportation, assistance seeking child care, housing, budgeting, employment related assistance.


Crisis Intervention and Counseling including 24/7 Helpline (Helpline available starting Spring 2012) Other counseling services include:

  • Cultural Activities
  • Education and support groups
  • Talking Circles for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survivors and their families
  • VOCA (Victims of Crime Assistance): Includes crisis intervention support and advocacy, information and referral and assistance to victims of child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, DUI/DWI, Elder abuse, Adults molested as children, robbery, homicide, economic exploitation and hate crimes and access to Crime Victim's Compensation Fund