Victim Assistance

If you are the victim of a crime while overseas you may benefit from specialized resources for crime victims available in the United States.  There are many assistance programs throughout the U.S. that offer help to victims of violent crimes and most will even assist those who have been the victim of a crime while overseas. They offer:

  • Rape crisis counseling programs
  • Shelter and counseling programs for battered women
  • Support groups and bereavement counseling for family members
  • Programs for child abuse victims
  • Assistance for victims of drunk driving accidents
  • And others

For more information about locating crime victim assistance programs, please visit the crime assistance page.

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