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WHAT IS THE CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION PROGRAM?

The State of Georgia has a program to assist you with crime related expenses if you are a victim of a violent crime. It can help compensate victims for medical costs, counseling, lost wages, funeral expenses and various other costs. However, we are prayers of last resort. Please review the details in this brochure to see if you should apply for compensation.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR VICTIM COMPENSATION?

Victims who have been physically injured in a violent crime. Including but not limited to victims of:

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE?

WHAT COMPENSATION IS AVAILABLE?

You are eligible for the following categories of compensation only if they are not covered by another source:

TOTAL AWARD AMOUNT ALLOWABLE IS $10,000

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM FOR EACH CATEGORY?

1. Medical Expense $5,000      
2. Counseling Expense $2,500
3. Funeral Expense $3,000      
4. Economic Loss $5,000          

ARE THERE LIMITATIONS ON COMPENSATION?

WHAT MUST I DO TO BE ELIGIBLE?

HOW DO I APPLY?

You must file an application for assistance with the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

An application will be sent to you when you call the Brunswick Judicial Circuit Victim Assistance Program at (912) 267-5620 or 1 (800) 241-7827.

You do not need an attorney to file an application.