About the Director
Mary Ellen Bonsper, Director of the VCCO
Mary Ellen Bonsper was appointed Director of the VCCO on January 25, 2021. She brings with her tremendous experience in the VCCO and the world of victim advocacy and has dedicated herself to helping crime victims. Mary Ellen began her career with the VCCO in 1986 as an Investigator, rising through the ranks to become a Supervisor of Investigators in 1997, and serving as Chief of Investigators from 2010 until March 2020, when she was appointed Acting Director. Bonsper received the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Innovation in June 2014, and she received the Attorney General’s Lifetime Service Award in June 2019. She graduated with a B.S. from Saint Peter’s College.
Claims Processing System
Help victims recover from the effects of violent crimes by providing financial assistance to victims, their families, and victim service providers to help alleviate the economic and emotional burdens of victimization.
Below you will find forms useful for Victims, Providers. Some of the following resources are of use to both Victims and Providers.
Third Party Disclosure - Agency
Third Party Disclosure Consent Form
Yearly Evaluation of Mental Health
Psychological Assessment Authorization
Mental Health Providers List
Mental Health Counseling Fee Schedule