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Victims of Crime

Protection from Abuse

Victims of Crime

Victims Compensation

Victims of crime may be eligible for financial assistance for certain expenses (such as medical, counseling, relocation, or loss of support) if the crime occurred in Pennsylvania AND the crime was reported to law enforcement or a PFA was filed.  Contact your local domestic violence agency, crime victim resource center, or District Attorney for more information.  

To file online, visit DAVE (Dependable Access to Victim Expenses):

Call VCAP: 800-233-2339 Victims Compensation Assistance Program.

Download the “PA Crime Victims” app on iTunes or Google Play.

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