We believe that victims of crime have a right to be met with dignity and respect. To ensure that, the programs of Victim Services are committed to providing: * Advocacy and support to help meet the needs of crime victims; * Advocacy designed to prompt systems change; * Professional and community education; and * Prevention efforts to challenge the existence of violence in our communities.
Victim Services provides crisis intervention, advocacy, financial assistance, and support to victims of sexual assault and major felony crimes. We also provide community assistance on crime prevention and safety education to the schools and community. We also have special outreach programs to assist youth, immigrants/refugee, and SE Asian victims of crime. Victim Services serves Dodge, Fillmore, and Olmsted counties.