Across the state there are many agencies who support victims of abuse, assault, crime, domestic violence, neglect, and more. Survivors of these traumas may need access shelter, clothing, and other basic necessities. Counseling and case management services may also be available depending on the agency.
If you are looking Domestic Violence services specifically they are listed on our Domestic Violence Page. If this is an emergency or you feel that you are in danger call or text 911 immediately, do not take chances with your safety!
Filing for an Application for a Restraining Order – CT Judicial: This page contains a PDF file with the instructions needed for filing for the order, and what forms you will need to complete.
Connecticut Office of Victim Services: The staff of the Office of Victim Services (OVS) understands this is a difficult time for you and your family. We have several programs and services to help you with the emotional and financial impact of the crime and to support you through the criminal justice process.
Programs Include: Victim Compensation, Victim Notification, Victim Advocacy, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Program, Victim Resources, Training and Outreach
Location: Wethersfield, CT
(BHcare) The Umbrella Center: The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services (UCDVS) provides services for victims and their children. All services offered are free of charge and confidential. Services support 170 different languages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Services Offered: Walk-in Crisis Services & 24-hour Hotline – Emergency Safe Houses – Crisis Intervention – Individual Counseling – Support Groups – Court-based Advocacy – Domestic Violence Education & Prevention
Click here to confidentially e-mail UCDVS.
Locations: Ansonia & New Haven, CT
Connecticut SAVIN – CT SAVIN is operated by the VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) service and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. In addition to VINELink, CT SAVIN offers a free and anonymous telephone service that provides crime victims and interested individuals with information and notification.
VINE Service Representatives (VSRs) are always available to help callers. Persons with hearing and speech impairments may also register by calling 711 for the Telecommunications Relay Service or a VSR.
Phone : (877) 846-3428
Location: State Wide Access
VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT (VOCA) – Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies: Case management program provides holistic supportive services for victims of crime to encourage safety and resiliency. VOCA Case Managers support the personal growth and emotional healing of victims.
Providing support for the following victims:
Adults Sexually Abused/Assaulted as Children – Adult Physical Assault – Bullying (Cyber, Physical, or Verbal) – Burglary – Child Physical Abuse and Neglect – Domestic and/or Family Violence – DUI/DWI Incidents – Elder Abuse/Neglect – Hate Crime (Racial/Religious/Gender/ Sexual Orientation/Other) – Human Trafficking: Sex/Labor – Identity Theft/Fraud/Financial Crimes – Other Vehicular Victimization – Stalking/Harassment – Survivors of Homicide Victims – Teen Dating Victimization
Location: Rocky Hill, CT