Crimes Covered
  • Assault (aggravated and simple)

  • Disorderly conduct

  • Threats to do bodily harm

  • Lewd, indecent, or obscene acts

  • Indecent acts with children

  • Kidnapping

  • Murder

  • Manslaughter

  • Aggravated sexual assault

  • Sexual assault

  • Aggravated criminal sexual contact

  • Criminal sexual contact

  • Any other crime involving violence

  • Domestic violence

  • Burglary (certain conditions apply)

  • Tampering with a cosmetic, drug or food product

  • Human trafficking

  • Bias intimidation

  • Criminal stalking

  • Vehicular homicide

  • Assault by auto

  • Motor vehicle crimes (DWI, Carjacking, Eluding a police officer, Hit and Run)

What You Need to File
  • Completed VCCO Application
  • Police Report
  • Copies of Bills and Receipts of all Related Losses
  • Other Documentation, as needed
Time Requirements
  • Report Crime to Police within 9 Months*
  • File Claim Application with VCCO within 5 Years*


* Changes as of August 1, 2020.
* Good cause can include, but is not limited to, instances where the victim or the victim’s dependents are not appropriately informed of VCCO benefits, where a crime induced incapacity prevents the timely filing of a claim, or where victims have demonstrated a mentally induced incapacity. For victims under 18 years old, the filing deadline is extended five years beyond their 18th birthday.

Benefits Provided
  • $25,000 Maximum
Mental Health Counseling
  • Homicide Survivor- $20,000
  • Injured Victim- $20,000
  • Secondary Victim(s)- $7,000
  • Group Counseling- $50 a Session Per Victim
Medical Bills
  • Medical Bills not Covered by Other Sources
  • Chiropractic/Physical Therapy
  • Medical Supplies and/or Other Prescription Drugs
  • Medical Related Transportation
Loss of Earnings or Financial Support
  • Maximum Amount-$600/Week
  • Loss of Support- 48 Months
  • Loss of Earnings- Direct Victim-104 Weeks
  • Permanent Disability- Direct Victim-60 Months
  • Loss of Earnings- Secondary Victim-$7,000 to Care for Primary Victim
  • Bereavement (loss of earnings)
  • Court Attendance (loss of earnings)
  • Funeral Cost-$7,500
  • Transportation to Funeral-$500/Person and $3,000 Total
  • Crime Scene Cleanup- $4,000
  • Relocation Expenses- $3,000
  • Domestic Help- $6,500 Total
  • Child Care/Day Care Services- $6,500
  • Victims’ Rights Attorney Fees (Criminal Matter)- $275/Hr with a $10,000 Maximum*
  • Attorney Fees for Representing Victims in VCCO Claim (Up to 15% of the Award)
Catastrophic Injuries
  • Supplemental $35,000 for Rehabilitative Services Only
  • Home/vehicle modifications
Anti-Racist Statement


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.

Anti-Racist Statement


Provider lookup for VCCO bills.

Anti-Racist Statement


If a claim is denied or determined eligible with no compensation or limited pay, the claimant has the right to an appeal before the Victims of Crime Compensation Review Board.

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