Costs Covered by the Crime Victims’ Compensation Program
As part of the Crime Victims' Compensation Program (CVC), the Office of the Attorney General can make payments and/or reimbursements to victims or claimants for eligible costs associated with the crime. See information and links below for more information.
If you are a medical, mental health or dental provider, funeral home director, child care provider, landlord, crime scene clean-up provider, or an attorney, see Information for Service Providers section for each covered cost to learn how providers can assist in the completion of documentation and billing.
Additional Covered Costs
CVC may also be able to provide compensation for sexual assault exam costs, loss of earnings for disabled peace officers, and other extraordinary costs for crime-related injuries. Click to learn more:
- Extraordinary Pecuniary Losses
- Disabled Peace Officers
- Emergency Medical Care Compensation - Sexual Assault Exam
Costs Not Covered
CVC cannot make payments for the following:
- Property theft, damage, or loss
- Identity theft costs
- Pain, suffering, or emotional distress
- Any cost not a direct result of the crime
Compensation Limits and Collateral Sources
Total compensation is limited to $50,000. Compensation may be limited or unavailable based on laws in effect at the time of the crime.
A collateral source is any other readily available resource that can be used to cover crime-related costs. Examples of collateral sources are:
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vehicle insurance
- Homeowners /renters insurance
- Workers’ compensation
CVC is the last source of payment by law. All other available resources must pay before any payment by the program.