Latin American Community Center, Victims of Crime

by | Feb 15, 2024 | 0 comments

The main focus of this program is to support Latino victims of crime and help decrease the underreporting of crime in the Latino Immigrant Community by empowering victims to take steps and report the crime. The staff will inform clients of their rights and provide the following services:o    Assistance contacting the authorities and reporting the crimeo    Information about victims’ rights under the law (including undocumented individuals)o    Assistance contacting the Victims Compensation and filling out appropriate forms (VCAP)o    Follow-up communication, court reminders, regular and ongoing updateso    Accompaniment and support at court appearanceso    Personal and/or emotional supporto    Referral to other support services