COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CRIME VICTIMS
Advocacy programs remain open and crisis lines are running.
Anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse, sexual violence, or sex trafficking is encouraged to reach out and seek help. The Minnesota Day One Crisis Line is operating 24/7 at 1-866-223-1111 or by text at 621-399-9995. More information can be found on the Day One website
Victims of other crimes are encouraged to contact the Minnesota Crime VIcitm Support Line (24/7) for information and referral at 1-866-385-2699 or text 612-399-9977.
Click here to find a victim service provider and other resources in Minnesota. During the COVID-19 health emergency, some programs may be providing services remotely, so please call ahead.
Victims of violent crime can file a claim for reparations for certain expenses related to the crime.
Victims in Minnesota have statutory rights
regarding notification, participation, compensation, and protection.
Victims who feel their crime victim rights have been violated or they have been mistreated by a member or entity of the criminal justice system can contact the Crime Victim Justice Unit.
Crime Victim Brochures
for brochures for victims of crime from the federal Office for Victims of Crime on crime-specific topics including assault, child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, impaired driving, robbery, sexual violence, and stalking.
Other Helpful Publications
Office of Justice Programs
Reparations : 651-201-7300 or 888-622-8799
Financial assistance to victims of violent crime
Crime Victim Justice Unit: 651-201-7310 or 800-247-0390
Information and referral; crime victim rights information and complaints
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
to find a victim service provider and other resources for victims in Minnesota