The following benefits are available to victims:

  • A maximum award of up to $15,000 is available to pay for the following expenses if they are not paid by other sources
  • The victim's unreimbursed medical expenses
  • The victim's unreimbursed wage loss based on 2/3 of the wages up to a maximum of $600 per week
  • Mental health counseling
  • Counseling expenses up to $2,500 for eligible family members of homicide victims
  • Funeral/burial expenses up to $3,500
  • Moving expenses up to $1,000
  • Crime scene clean-up expenses
  • Other reasonable and necessary expenses incurred as a result of the crime, such as prescriptions, mileage to doctors, eyeglasses

Emergency Awards

An emergency award of up to $2,000 can be awarded a victim if the claim appears to meet the qualifications and the victim will suffer undue financial hardship.

Benefits Not Available

The following benefits are not available:

  • Attorney fees
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property loss