Division of Victim Services
The Division of Victim Services (DVS) provides a voice advocating for and responding to all victims of crime in Michigan. DVS funds community-based programs that provide services to Michigan crime victims, such as counseling, legal and medical advocacy, and emergency housing. DVS funds victim's rights advocates in prosecutors' offices statewide. In addition, DVS provides direct compensation to crime victims though Michigan Crime Victim Compensation and supports the statewide victim notification system (MI-VINE).
The Division also includes the governor-appointed Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board, Michigan Crime Victim Services Commission, the Human Trafficking Health Advisory Board, and the Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Tracking Commission.
If you have been physically injured in a violent crime or if you are an organization that helps crime victims, select one of the buttons below to learn how the Division of Victim Services can help you, or call 517-241-7373.
Victims who need assistance can call 877-251-7373.