Victim/Witness - Assistance for County-Based Programs

The Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides training and technical assistance to county-based victim/witness programs in accordance with Chapter 950 of the Wisconsin Statutes. The program supports the standardization and professionalization of victim/witness services statewide.


Twice a year the Department offers reimbursement of a portion of the costs incurred by Chapter 950 victim/witness programs in providing services such as case progress and court appearance notification, restitution and compensation assistance, victim impact statement assistance, accompaniment to court, and social service referrals.



V/W and Wisconsin Law

Chapter 950 Victim/Witness Assistance Program – Chapter 950.06

Victim/Witness Program Administrative Rules – Jus 12

Rights of Victims and Witnesses – Chapter 950 of the Wisconsin Statutes
Restitution Outline
Juvenile Restitution Outline


V/W Forms and Directory

Major Expenditure Approval Form (PDF)

Reimbursement Form (PDF)

Directory of Victim/Witness Assistance Programs