If you or a member of your family sustained injury as a direct result of a crime, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance through the California Victims Compensation Program
The following loss may be covered:
- Mental Health Counseling
- Wage/Income Loss
- Emergency Funeral/Burial
- Job Retraining
- Emergency Relocation
- Crime Scene Clean-up
- Home Security Home or Vehicle Modification for Disabled Victims
- Medically necessary equipment including wheelchairs, walkers, eye glasses, hearing aids, and prosthetic devices.
Losses not covered under VOC:
- Personal property loss, including cash
- Pain and suffering
Though not covered under the VOC program, these losses may be recoverable through court-ordered restitution during the defendant’s sentencing or a civil lawsuit.