Victim Services

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is committed to helping victims of crime and protecting their rights. The Bureau of Victim Services provides essential services to crime victims and witnesses in Los Angeles County.

Victim services representatives work in courthouses and police stations, providing an array of services to help victims become survivors. Staff members are available to assist victims in several languages. Program services are provided free of charge and there is no legal residency or citizenship requirement.  To learn about services provided by the Bureau of Victim Services, please click here. For a list of Victim Services offices, please click here.

District Attorney personnel also can assist crime victims with the processing of claims with the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB). For more information, call (800) 492-5944.

For more information on CalVCB, call toll-free (800) 777-9229. You also may access program information at or by writing to CalVCB, P.O. Box 3036, Sacramento, CA  95812-3036.

In addition, the Bureau of Victim Services oversees an annual Holiday Giving Drive that provides gifts to crime victims and their families. To learn more about the Holiday Giving Drive, please click here.

To reach the District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services, call (800) 380-3811.