Cullman Victim Assistance Center

Find Cullman Alabama victim assistance centers. Victim assistance centers provide information about crime and criminal victimization, domestic violence, NOVA, victims compensation funds and impact statements.

Cullman Cullman Victims Assistance 310 3rd Avenue Northeast Cullman AL 35055 256-775-2600

Cullman Victims Assistance 422 2nd Avenue Southwest Cullman AL 35055 256-775-2556

About Cullman Victim Assistance

Cullman Victim Assistance is an agency that provides a range of services to victims of crimes in Cullman, AL. The purpose of the Office of Victim Assistance is to help victims recover from the effects of the crime, to provide protection against future victimization, and to train other service providers that support Cullman victims. Victim Assistance agencies can be federal, Alabama, or government agencies. There are also numerous non-profit Victim Assistance organizations with similar missions.

You may contact Victims Assistance for questions about:
  • Cullman victim services programs
  • Crime victim compensation programs
  • domestic violence programs
  • The criminal justice system
  • Crime reporting
Cullman Victim Compensation & Advocacy

Cullman victim compensation programs provide financial assistance to victims and their families for expenses related to a crime that are not covered by insurance. Victim notification systems provide Cullman crime victims with alerts regarding the status of criminal court cases, parole and pardon requests by the perpetrator, registration in the sex offender registry, and other notifications to help victims protect themselves. Victim advocacy services in Cullman are designed to help victims understand the criminal justice process, guide victims in exercising their rights, and assist victims in requesting compensation or restitution.

Victim Assistance Agencies

At the Alabama State and level, Victim Assistance Offices can be organized as a division within the Department of Corrections, as an office within the Judicial branch or Alabama District Attorney Office, or as a component of the parole and probation system. At the federal level, the U.S. Department of Justice runs Victim Assistance programs through the Office of Justice Programs and the FBI.

Cullman Services for Crime Victims

The Office of Justice Programs operates the Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC). This agency administers a Crime Victims Fund, which supplements Alabama State funding programs for compensating and assisting crime victims. The OVC also runs a Training and Technical Assistance Center as a resource for service providers and victims' advocates. In addition, the FBI operates the Office of Victim Assistance. The Cullman Office of Victim Services ensures that victims of crimes investigated by the FBI have access to victim services and notification systems. This office also provides emergency services to victims of terrorism and their families.

Non-Governmental Programs

Non-profit Victim Assistance organizations in Cullman provide a range of similar advocacy and financial assistance programs for victims. They may also engage in advocacy for policies and Alabama and local laws that support victims of crime.