Attorney General's Office - Victim/Witness Services

The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office can provide services to victims of crime. If it is an emergency call 911.

Below is contact information for victim/witness services from the Attorney General's Office (AGO). Unless indicated otherwise, the programs listed receive funding through MOVA.

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General Resources

  • If you are a Deaf or Hard of Hearing victim of crime, help is available.
    • The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) provides services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing victims of crime.
    • The National Deaf Hotline has advocates available 24/7 for crisis intervention, education, and referrals for Deaf survivors.

 

Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (“SAFE”) Program

Main phone number

617-727-2200

General website

www.mass.gov/orgs/office-of-attorney-general-maura-healey

 

Victim Compensation and Assistance Division

This program does not receive funding through MOVA.

If you, a family member, or a loved one has been the victim of a violent crime, you can fill out an application with the Victim Compensation and Assistance Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. They are able to provide financial assistance to eligible victims of violent crime for uninsured medical and dental care, mental health counseling, funeral and burial costs, and income lost due to the inability to work.

    Main phone number

    617-727-2200 x2160

    General website

    www.mass.gov/massachusetts-victims-of-violent-crime-compensation

     

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