The Crime Victims Compensation Program provides funds to the victim/claimant after all other sources of payment have been exhausted, up to a maximum of $25,000. When your claim is approved, payment may be made for reasonable expenses which are the direct result of the crime, including:
- Medical/Counseling - Payments may be made for physician and hospital services, medicine, counseling, and other approved treatment, subject to a maximum benefit of $2,500 for mental health treatment. Family members of sexual assault or homicide victims may also be eligible for counseling benefits.
- Wage Loss - Compensation may be provided for lost wages if the victim loses more than one week of work as a result of his/her injuries. Compensation is paid at a rate of 66 2/3% Of the victim's weekly wage at the time of the crime, subject to a maximum of $175 per week.
- Funeral Expense - Benefits may be paid for funeral expenses up to a maximum of $2,500.
Note: Additional limits on the amount paid by this program may exist.