Office of Crime Victim Services

Victim Assistance


If you are the victim of a crime, the Office of Crime Victim Services (OCVS) is here to help. We offer resources for the emotional and psychological challenges of being a crime victim, as well as compensation for certain financial losses.  We can also explain your victim rights in the criminal justice system and assist you in exercising them.


Find Local Resources


Local Resources


Contact local social services, your DA's victim services, or local law enforcement.


For Law Enforcement -

         Wis. Stat. § 968.075(3)(a)(4)

Sexual Assault Service Providers

Domestic Abuse Programs

Healing After the Crime


Healing After the Crime


Crime affects everyone differently, and each person’s healing process is unique. There are many resources available to assist you.

Specialized Resources


Specialized Resources


OCVS offers in-depth policy and advocacy resources for criminal justice professionals and victims of crime.


Wisconsin Law Enforcement Based Victim Crisis Response Programs



Not a Crime Victim?


Not a Crime Victim?


OCVS administers state-wide grant programs, offers assistance and reimbursement to county v/w programs, and supports the Crime Victims Rights Board and Wisconsin Crime Victims Council.