Resources for Victims of Substance Impaired Driving

(TANF) or other programs, which offer needs based assistance to help pay for living expenses.

To find a state-by- state listing of offices that offer programs available through The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, go to .

Sometimes dependents can also qualify to receive federal benefits.

Crime Victim Compensation Crime Victim Compensation is a key resource for victims of crime. The program is a state fund for which victims can apply, that covers things like medical expenses,

If eligible, Crime Victim

funeral expenses, lost wages, support and counseling, if they are not covered by some other form of payment. Each state

Compensation may be able to provide significant assistance.

has its own separate program that determines the amount and types of coverage allowed. A victim or victim’s family member or caregiver would need to apply to determine if they are eligible to receive funds. Some of the types of expenses that may be covered include: • Lost wages • Medical • Counseling • Funeral Ask your Victim Advocate for more information. To find a state-by-state listing of Crime Victim Compensation programs, go to .


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