Reference List of Victim Resources in Connecticut

Survivors of Homicide, Inc.
Phone: 1.888.833.4764 or 860.257.7388
Fax: 860.529.0891
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Document—Navigating Connecticut’s Criminal Justice System

Office of Victim Services
The Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch, is the state’s lead agency established to provide services to victims of violent crime. This includes Court Victim Advocates and Compensation for Crime Victims.
Phone: 860.263.2760
Fax: 860.263.2777

Office of the Victim Advocate
The Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA) is an independent state “watchdog” agency charged with protecting and promoting the rights of crime victims in Connecticut’s criminal justice system and with monitoring and evaluating the provision of services by Connecticut’s victim services delivery system.
Phone: 860.550.6632
Fax: 860.560.7065

Connecticut Department of Corrections
Search for inmates currently incarcerated and find out where the state prisons are located as well as incarceration statistics. There is also information about the DOC Victim Services Program that includes Notification of Inmate Status. Various forms are also found on the website.
General Information: 860-692-7480
Victim Services: 1.888-869-7057

Connecticut Domestic Violence Hotline
Available 24 hours a day. All services are free and confidential.
Phone: 1.888.774.2900

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline
Available 24 hours a day. All services are free and confidential.
Phone: 1.888. 999.5545

Connecticut Judicial Branch
Search for upcoming court cases by court location or defendants’ name. See information about each courthouse in the state and check out frequently asked questions about the Judicial Process.

Connecticut Missing Women

Connecticut SAVIN
Connecticut SAVIN, operated by the VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) service, is an automated victim information and notification service that provides crime victims and other interested parties with automatic notice of relevant offender information and status reports as a case proceeds through the criminal justice system. Crime victims and interested individuals may register to receive notifications by telephone or by e-mail.  To register for this free program you can either visit the website or call.
Phone: 1-877-VINE-4CT (1-877-846-3428)

CT-Alive is a Connecticut non-profit tax-exempt organization run by and for survivors of violence. Services are provided free-of-charge including support, advocacy and healing.

HopeLine is a program that connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide and protects the environment. To date, they have collected over 10 million phones nationwide, while donating over $20 million dollars to domestic violence organizations. A great explanation of the program can be found here:


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