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Victim/Witness Assistance

Victim Advocates offer services to victims and witnesses of all crime types. Assistance is provided from the moment the crime occurs for as long as assistance is needed. A Victim Representative will speak with you and determine how we can assist you. Program services are provided free of charge and there is no legal citizenship requirement to receive assistance. If you have been a victim of a crime that occurred in Placer County and need assistance, you can call 916-543-8000.

Meet with a victim advocate by appointment Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm.

Hours of operation:*
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
*Holidays excluded 

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Victim Services:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Emergency assistance
  • Resource and referral assistance
  • Counseling referrals
  • Property return assistance
  • Orientation to the Criminal Justice System
  • Court escort & court support
  • Court waiting area
  • Case status & case disposition information
  • Notification of family and friends
  • Employer notification
  • Victim of crime compensation application assistance
  • Funeral/Burial Assistance
  • Creditor Intervention
  • Child care referrals
  • Witness notification
  • Crime prevention information
  • Transportation assistance
  • Restraining Order Assistance (Information & Referral)
  • Assistance with victim U-Visa referrals in domestic violence and sexual abuse cases

    For Additional information, see the links below:

    The California Attorney General Victim Services Unit
    The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

    The Placer County District Attorney Victim Services Center includes a Joint Powers Unit that processes Crime Victims applications for reimbursement of crime-related out of pocket expenses, including:

    • Medical/Dental
    • Mental Health Counseling
    • Wage/Income Loss
    • Funeral/Burial
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Home Security

    For Victims of Crime Compensation forms (CalVCB) click here