We share a vision of working together so that every victim compensation program is fully funded, optimally staffed, and functioning effectively to help victims cope with the costs of crime.

Find Help In Your State

Victims and their families should apply for compensation in the state where the crime occurred. The Program Directory provides links to each state compensation program, where you can find specific information about benefits, requirements, and procedures.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I apply for crime victim compensation?
2. Where can I get more information about compensation?
3. What benefits are available?

Click here for: Crime Victim Compensation in America: A Special Report

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Member Resources

Members who work in compensation programs can access a variety of resources in our Members-only section, including news and events, survey results, reports, and issue analysis.

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NACVCB helped me to find the resources and help that I needed. Thank you! Jane S.

This is a great help for families who have lost a loved one to crime – Thank you so much for this help.

I spoke with staff several times throughout the process, and they were wonderful! Very knowledgeable, very empathetic, and so professional… Thank you, you made a tough experience less stressful!