Organizations Providing Assistance to Crime Victims
Find a victim service provider in your area.
Victims of violent crime can file a claim for reparations for certain expenses related to the crime.
are available in small amounts from local programs to all crime victims to cover emergency expenses related to the crime.
Crime Victim Rights
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
Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program
Safe at Home
is a statewide address confidentiality program administered by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State and designed to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or others who fear for their safety maintain a confidential address.
State and National Resources
Click here for a comprehensive list of state and national organizations, federal agencies, and information clearinghouses devoted to crime victim issues.
The Victim Connect Resource Center provides confidential information and referral services.
Contact Crime Victim Services
If this is an emergency, call 911.
Office of Justice Programs
(Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM)
651-201-7300 or 888-622-8799, ext. 1 for financial help
800-247-0390, ext. 3 for information and referral
United Way 211
A 24-hour information and referral service.
From anywhere in Minnesota, call:
2-1-1 or 800-543-7709