Victims and their families need support as they attempt to rebuild lives torn apart by tragedy.
The law contains new requirements for law enforcement authorities and hospitals to improve their response to sexual assault victims.
Workshops, Training & Conferences: Check out upcoming workshops, trainings, and conferences providing resources and information to assist and support crime victims in Illinois.
The Automated Victim Notification (AVN) System allows crime victims throughout Illinois to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day via telephone, Web, or e-mail.
The Statewide Victim Assistance Program provides services to crime victims and witnesses whose cases are prosecuted by the Office of the Attorney General, including Sexually Violent Persons petitions.
The Violent Crime Victim Assistance (VCVA) Program provides grants to victim and witness assistance programs throughout the state.
Here, you will find links to the Quarterly Report, Eligibility Requirements, List of Grantees, RFP Information, and Application Kits.
The program is also available to the 102 state’s attorneys across Illinois.
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program trains registered nurses and other professionals who treat and assist sexual assault patients to provide a higher level of care and reduce re-traumatization of victims.
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