Victims' Compensation

Crime Victims' Assistance Programs

If you have been a victim of a crime you may be entitled to compensation from the State of Texas through the Crime Victims Fund. You may receive compensation for the following services:

  • Loss of Earnings
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Crime Related Travel
  • Counseling
  • Crime Scene Clean-up
  • Funeral / Burial Expenses
  • Emergency Protective Orders
  • Protective Orders
  • Relocation
  • Safe Housing
  • The VINE Program (Victim Information Notification Everyday)

The department is dedicated to helping victims and providing information and referrals to community organizations who provide long-term counseling, legal assistance, emergency shelters and other services.

Additional information and assistance regarding Crime Victims’ Compensation Programs, Job Employment, Senior Citizens Assistance Programs, and Legal Services can be found below: