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Victim Services

The Victim Services Division provides comprehensive advocacy and support to victims and witnesses of crime. The Victim Services Division offers free services in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish and Vietnamese. Our Victim Advocates work to ensure that crime victims and their families are provided the services and information necessary to be an integral part of of the criminal case process. It is our mission to ensure that you are treated fairly and that your voice is heard.

Victim Advocates can provide the following services:
  • Information on your rights as a crime victim
  • Guidance on dealing with the court system
  • Contact information for local resources and counseling referrals
  • Assistance in filling out applications for the California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) to reimburse you for out-of-pocket expenses related to your victimization
  • Ongoing support while you learn to cope
  • Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and Cantonese speaking advocates are available Faber Courthouse dog

In addition, Faber, San Francisco’s first Courthouse Dog, is available to assist children and elderly witnesses with the stress and trauma that can accompany victimization. Please contact Phillip Pritting, phillip.pritting@sfgov.org for more information.

If you would like to find out more about the Victim Services, please contact us at

San Francisco District Attorney’s Victim Services Division
850 Bryant Street, Rm. 320
San Francisco, CA 94112

(415) 553-9044

Victim Services Office Hours:

Hall of Justice – 850 Bryant Street
Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm

Child Support Clinic
1st and 3rd Mondays, 9am to 11am

Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic
Tuesdays, 1 to 5pm

La Casa de las Madres
Thursdays, 8:30am to noon

Mission - Mujeres Unidas, 3543 18th Street
Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm

Chinatown – Cameron House, 920 Sacramento Street
Wednesdays, 9:30am to noon

Bayview –YMCA, 1601 Lane Street
Thursdays, 2 to 5pm

Tenderloin – Glide, 330 Ellis Street
3rd Fridays of each month, 10am to 12:30pm

 
Last updated: 11/18/2014 1:47:54 PM