The mission of Shelby County Victim
Services is to reduce the trauma of crime by providing information,
support and advocacy to victims and their families in a
courteous and compassionate atmosphere. It is our
intent that all crime victims be aware of their rights and
that they receive sensitive treatment throughout the criminal
Our office is open
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Victim services are free and confidential.
Shelby County Victim Services provides the following advocacy
24 hour response to hospital, police and sheriff
requests for assistance and intervention in cases of violent
crime and death notification.
Confidential referrals to any appropriate medical,
counseling or social service agency.
Advocacy & Support
Court advocacy, escort and support during all stages
of the criminal justice process.
Notification & Explanation
Case status notification for felony level prosecution
pending in Shelby County Common Pleas Court.
Assistance to person applying for reimbursement
through the Ohio Victims of Crime Compensation Program.
See the Shelby
County Prosecutor's web site for additional information.
Maintain a working relationship with all law enforcement
agencies and other service providers.