According to a study conducted by the National Institute of Justice, “When advocates offer coordinated, early, victim-focused interventions, victims are more likely to participate in court-proceedings, access community-based advocacy programs, and report decreases in distress, post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, depression, and fear.”
individual crisis intervention
We provide this FREE service via phone, chat, and in person 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No appointment necessary.
group crisis intervention
We facilitate group intervention sessions to help communities address the aftermath of a victimization or tragedy.
First responders request our advocates to help alleviate victims’ emotional concerns and questions.
Traumatic Incidents in Schools
Victim Assistance Program’s Crisis Response Team (CRT) offers an array of services to schools in accordance with their Emergency Operations Plan.
If you wish to learn more about the CRT and discuss partnering with Victim Assistance Program in the execution of your school’s Emergency Operations Plan, please contact [email protected].
In 2021, Victim Assistance Program provided 83,868 crisis intervention services to victims of crime and trauma.