Victim Advocate Program

About the Program
The Victim Advocate Program seeks to provide a variety of services to victims of violent crime through referrals, advocacy, and support.

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The program assistance will ensure the victim’s rights are protected, and the victim is treated with dignity and respect throughout the criminal justice process.

What services does the Victim Advocate Program provide?

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Guidance
  • Case status
  • Emotional Support
  • Accompany victims to court
  • Assistance in filing a protective order- No fee for filing a protective order, however you must be a victim of domestic or family violence, stalking, or a sex offense to qualify for an order.
  • Assistance in filing for victim compensation

When should you contact the Victim Advocate Program?
You should contact us when you or someone you know has been a victim of the following:

  • Rape or Sexual Battery
  • Battery-Non Domestic
  • Domestic Battery

Our office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Contact Information
Victim Advocate Program
P.O. Box 647
Laurel, MS 39441

Phone: 601-428-6556