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Other Assistance Services

There are additional services which are offered to victims and witnesses:

  • To the extent possible, provide victims and witnesses with a waiting area removed from the offender and defense witnesses during court proceedings;

  • Provide support and assistance to victims and witnesses during court appearances;

  • Upon request by a victim or witness, provide assistance in notifying the employer if cooperation in the investigation or prosecution of the crime causes his/her absence from work; and the creditors, where appropriate, if the crime or cooperation in the investigation or prosecution affects his/her ability to make timely payments;

  • Routinely provide information or assistance concerning transportation, parking, lodging, translator and related services;

  • Provide referrals to other agencies for shelter, counseling, compensation, and other types of assistance services when needed.

 If you have any questions or problems related to a case, please click on the "Contact Victim Witness Services Staff" link below or contact the Assistant United States Attorney assigned to the case.

Contact Victim Witness Services Staff

Updated February 9, 2015