Crime Victim Advocates

Authored By: Montana Department of Justice

What are Crime Victim Advocates?

Crime victim advocates provide free, confidential help and services to crime victims throughout Montana. Such services and help include:


  • Helping victims recover property or restitution.
  • Explaining a court proceeding and offering a safe, secure place during proceedings.
  • Providing crisis counseling, emotional support and guidance.
  • Informing victims of their rights.
  • Helping victims work with their employers if a victim has to miss work because of a trial.
  • Informing victims of state programs like Crime Victim Compensation, Address Confidentiality and the Forensic Rape Exam Payment Program.
Last Review and Update: May 01, 2023
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