Helping Victims/ Victim Witness

Victim Services

  • Crisis intervention and short-term counseling court accompaniment, emotional support, and information during the court process
  • Resource and referral counseling
  • Advocacy for victims within the criminal justice system
  • Assistance in applying to the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) for reimbursement of crime related expenses (medical/dental, mental health counseling, wage/income loss, support loss for dependents of a deceased or disabled victim, and funeral/burial expenses)
  • Assistance in obtaining emergency services (such as food, clothing, and shelter)
  • Assistance in preparing victim impact statement for sentencing
  • Information about victims' rights
  • Temporary Restraining Order assistance
  • Homicide Survivors Support Group (meets first Wednesday of every month)

Witness Services

  • Arrange transportation and lodging for out of town witnesses
  • Notify witness of time and place of judgment and sentencing, upon request


DA´s Office Reception 916.874.6218
DA´s Victim/Witness 916.874.5701
DA´s Domestic Violence 916.874.6171
Sacramento Sheriff 916.874.5115
Sacramento Police 916.264.5471
Citrus Heights Police 916.727.5500
Elk Grove Police 916.714.5115
Folsom Police 916.355.7234
Galt Police 209.366.7000
Rancho Cordova Police 916.875.9600
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