Resources for Victims of Crime

Sacramento Co. DA’s Office Victim Witness Unit Minimize
(916) 874-5701

Provides assistance with criminal cases:

  • Victim Compensation (VOC) applications (and processing)
  • Temporary Restraining Order applications
  • Criminal No-Contact Order requests
  • Updates on the progress of ongoing criminal proceedings
  • Court accompaniment and information about the criminal justice process

Sacramento Police Department Minimize
Janet Fernandez, Victim Advocate
(916) 808-0573
jfernandez@pd.cityofsacramento.orgProvides assistance with:

  • Criminal reports &/ or cases through SPD (or assistance in cross-reporting to other enforcement/ investigative/ social support agencies)
  • Court accompaniment
  • Provides agency training on criminal justice and disability-related issues
  • Assists with VOC applications
  • Referrals.

California Victim Compensation Program Minimize

State program providing reimbursement (for costs associated with crimes) and/ or funding to victims of violent crimes.

Victims of Crime Resource Center Minimize
1-800-842-8467 Provides information and referrals for crime victims.