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Victim Services

Find resources available to victims and their families, including general resources, and others specific to certain types of crime victims.

Below you will find resources available to victims and their families. For referrals to additional social services available to crime victims, contact Washington County Non-Emergency Dispatch 503-629-0111. 

Victim Service Resources

Center for Counseling and Victims' Services

Counseling and Victims’ Services (CVS) supports victims of crime and the community by offering guidance and support services to those affected by crime and trauma.

Department of Justice Crime Victim and Survivor Services Division

The Crime Victim and Survivor Services Division Oregon Department of Justice Crime Victim and Survivor Services Division (CVSSD) helps victims cover crime-related costs, protects victims’ rights and helps fund local service providers.

Oregon Crime Victims' Rights

Oregon Crime Victims Law Center

The Oregon Crime Victims Law Center (OCVLC) is a non-profit organization which advocates for crime victims in Oregon to ensure that their constitutional and statutory rights are protected and provides leadership for education throughout Oregon. All services are free of charge. OCVLC is funded by government grants and contracts, as well as private and community donations.

The National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims’ rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims’ issues.

National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI)

NCVLI, a nonprofit based at Lewis & Clark Law School, fights for victims through legal advocacy, training and education, and public policy. NCVLI’s mission is to actively promote balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim-centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing.

National Organization for Victim Assistance
800-TRY-NOVA (800-879-6682)

NOVA’s mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis. They advocate for victims by connecting them with services and resources.

Crime Victims' Assistance Network

Victim Information System in ORegon (VISOR)


VISOR is a free, computer-based service that will allow you to check on an offender’s custody status either in a county or state facility, and to register to receive automatic notification when an individual in custody (IIC) is released or transferred.

Oregon Department of Justice, Bias Hotline

Whether it happened to you or someone else, they can help track hate and bias incidents. Trauma-informed operators are standing by 9 am to 5 pm PST, Monday – Friday. Interpreters in over 240 languages.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Resource Center (DVRC)
503-640-5352 General Information
503-469-8620 Crisis Line
866-469-8600 Toll-Free Crisis Line
503-640-5352 Protective Orders

DVRC provides free and confidential advocacy services to survivors of domestic violence in Washington County. Advocacy services include on-site filing assistance for protective orders, safety planning, case management, resource referrals, application assistance with the Address Confidentiality Program, court accompaniment and virtual court, culturally specific services, and more.

Call to Safety

Call to Safety supports all survivors, friends, family, and community members who are impacted by domestic and sexual violence. Call to Safety has a 24/7 crisis line where they offer emotional support, advocacy, resources, referrals, safety planning, and trauma education.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
800-787-3224 (TTY)

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)


NCADV’s mission is to lead, mobilize and raise our voices to support efforts that demand a change of conditions that lead to domestic violence such as patriarchy, privilege, racism, sexism, and classism. They are dedicated to supporting survivors and holding offenders accountable and supporting advocates.

Proyecto UNICA
503-232-4448 24-hour crisis line
888-232-4448 24 hour crisis line

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV) promotes equity and social change in order to end violence for all communities. We seek to transform society by engaging diverse voices, supporting the self-determination of survivors and providing leadership for advocacy efforts.

Child Abuse

CARES Northwest

CARES Northwest’s mission is to stop child abuse and neglect through multidisciplinary prevention, medical evaluation, and ongoing treatment in partnership with our community.

Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)
503-681-6917 DHS Child Welfare hotline
503-646-7234 Beaverton Office
503-648-8951 Hillsboro Office
503-670-9711 Tigard Office

The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) is Oregon’s principal agency for helping Oregonians achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Child Abuse Reporting Hotline
1-855-503-SAFE (7233)

Elder Abuse

Washington County Sheriff's Office Elder Safe Program

971-673-5200 To report abuse or neglect
503-846-6048 More information

Elder Safe is a member of the Washington County Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Team, which is comprised of the District Attorney's Office, Adult Protective Services, every law enforcement agency in the county, mental health, and other community partners. The Washington County Multidisciplinary Team reviews difficult elder abuse cases, develops investigative guidelines, identifies needed training, and helps coordinate procedures among agencies and other activities.

Elder Care Locator

Connects you to community resources in your area for older adults and their families. Resources include housing, support services, elder rights, insurance/benefits, health, and transportation.

Identity Theft

This website helps create a recovery plan for victims of identity theft. They will have to create a profile, they’ll ask the victims questions about their situation, make a recovery plan for the victim and then help track this plan.

Federal Trade Commission to Report Fraud

Federal Trade Commission website for submitting reports.

Federal Trade Commission to Get Refund

Protecting consumers and competition by preventing anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair business practices through law enforcement, advocacy, and education without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.

Office for Victims of Crime

National Elder Fraud Hotline. This hotline connects the older adult populations with community resources, law enforcement, and legal help. They can also help fill out forms for the victims.

Elder Justice Initiative

The mission of the Elder Justice Initiative is to support and coordinate the Department’s enforcement and programmatic efforts to combat elder abuse, neglect, and financial fraud and scams that target our nation’s seniors.

National Center for Elder Abuse

The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.

The National Center on Law & Elder Rights

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) provides the legal services and aging and disability communities with the tools and resources they need to serve older adults with the greatest economic and social needs.

Save And Invest

A guide for advocates assisting victims of financial fraud

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Guide for Elder Financial Exploitation Prevention and Response Networks

Disability, Aging and Veteran Services


Providing programs and services to maintain and enhance the quality of life to assure that basic needs are met for Washington County seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. Most of their programs serve those ages 60 and over, while veterans’ programs and benefits enrollment centers serve all ages.

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Resource Center
503-640-5311 24-hour crisis line

Call to Safety

Call to Safety supports all survivors, friends, family, and community members who are impacted by domestic and sexual violence. Call to Safety has a 24/7 crisis line to offer emotional support, advocacy, resources, referrals, safety planning, and trauma education.

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV) promotes equity and social change to end violence for all communities, seeking to transform society by engaging diverse voices, supporting the self-determination of survivors, and providing leadership for advocacy efforts.

Families of Homicide Victims

Parents of Murdered Children

The National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children acknowledges the challenges faced when repeated acts of violence “have stolen” the lives of so many loved ones; past and present. The hope is that the violence in our communities, our country, and around the world will stop today! Helping our country to heal, be at peace and work towards a day when there will be no more violence.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.

Crime Victims United of Oregon

Their mission is to promote a more balanced justice system through legislative action and public awareness.

Crime Victims' Compensation Program

Crime victim compensation is a direct reimbursement to or on behalf of a crime victim for a wide variety of crime-related expenses such as medical costs, mental health counseling, lost wages, and funeral and burial costs.

Community Resources

211Info Community Resource Directories
Dial 2-1-1

211info connects people with health and social service organizations. At the heart is the core Community Information Center, supported by Resource Database team. They’ve expanded to include enhanced information & referral and assistance programs that target specific services.

Legal Resources

Oregon State Bar
503-620-0222 General Information
503-684-3763 Lawyer Referral Service, Modest Means Program

The mission of the Oregon State Bar is to serve justice and the public interest by promoting respect for the rule of law, by improving the quality of legal services, and by increasing access to justice.

St. Andrew Legal Clinic

St. Andrew Legal Clinic serves low-income families with family law needs. If you are seeking legal advice but do not have the means to hire a private attorney, then you are in the right place.

Catholic Charities' El Programa Hispano

El Programa Hispano is a social service nonprofit that serves the entire lifespan to address the social determinants of health. They have five main programming areas - education, from early childhood to adulthood, housing, community wellness, UNICA, the first bilingual/bicultural domestic violence/sexual assault prevention and intervention program, and economic opportunities. They impact over 20,000 people a year in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties.

Catholic Charities' Immigration Services

Catholic Charities of Oregon welcomes all migrants and refugees as brothers and sisters, providing resettlement and immigration legal services.

Legal Aid Services of Oregon, Farmworker Program - Hillsboro Regional Office

The Farmworker Program - Hillsboro Office of Legal Aid Services of Oregon serves migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill, and Columbia Counties, and the Coast.

Oregon Law Center - Hillsboro Regional Office
503-640-4115 is a guide to legal information and free civil legal services for low- income persons and seniors in Oregon. Here you can locate information on a variety of legal issues, as well as information on how to contact programs providing legal assistance in Oregon.

Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees (SOAR)

Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees (SOAR) is a program of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. It is one of Oregon's three refugee resettlement providers. SOAR also has a team of immigration attorneys and offers civics and ESL classes to immigrant residents seeking citizenship.

Immigration Counseling Services

ICS offers individuals an opportunity to consult with a legal worker regarding their immigration matters. These consultations are by appointment only for a nominal fee.