The Florida Attorney General’s Office, Victim Services: Administers the Victim Compensation Program, The Address Confidentiality Program and provides post-conviction victim services during appeals process and during death penalty proceedings.

Attorney General Victim Services Website

Toll Free: 1-800-955-8771     Local: 850-414-3300


The Florida Department of Corrections, Victim Services: Administers the VINE Program and provides post-conviction victim services when defendant is sentenced to state prison and/or state probation.

Department of Corrections Victim Services Website

Toll Free: 1-877-884-2846     Local: 850-488-9166


VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday): 24-hour toll free, anonymous, automated telephone system to provide information on whether an offender is in custody and where. You can also register to be notified of the release of the offender.

Florida VINE Website

Toll Free: 1-877-846-3435


Florida Commission on Offender Review:  Provides post-conviction victim services regarding Parole and Clemency proceedings of offender.

FCOR Website

Toll Free: 1-855-850-8196      Local: 850-487-3259


Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD): provides support and advocacy to victims or families affected by impaired driving.

MADD Victim Assistance Website

Toll-Free 24-hour hotline: 1-800-623-3435      Local: 850-681-0061


Refuge House: provides 24 hour free and confidential crisis counseling, safety planning, shelter, injunction assistance and outreach counseling to survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Refuge House Website

Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-500-1119      Local 24-Hour Hotline: 850-681-2111


Courthouse Therapy Dogs: Specially trained dogs through the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Animal Therapy Program partner with The State Attorney’s office and Court Administration to provide victims and witnesses comfort and reassurance before, during and after depositions, hearings, meetings at courthouse and trials in specified cases. Call the Victim/Witness Assistance Program at 850-606-6117 for more information.


Additional Resources:


Ability 1st: Provides services to crime victims with varying disabilities and serves Leon, Jefferson, Gadsden and Wakulla Counties.

Ability 1st Website



2-1-1 Big Bend Crisis Hotline: Provides 24-hour telephone counseling and community referral.

2-1-1 Big Bend Website

Dial 211 or 850-617-6333


Child Protection Team/ Children’s Advocacy Center:

CMS Kids Website



Guardian Ad Litem Program:

GAL2 Website



Big Bend Hospice: Grief counseling for children and adults.

BBH Website



Lee’s Place: Grief, Loss and Trauma Therapy Center for children and adults.

Lee's Place Website



FSU Center for Couple and Family Therapy: Sliding fee scale, open to community.

CCFT Website



Legal Services of North Florida:

LSNF Website



Florida Bar Referral Service:

LRS Website



Neighborhood Medical Center:

NMC Website



Bond Community Health Center:

BCHC Website



Florida Toll Free Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-500-1119

Florida Toll Free Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-888-956-7273

Florida Abuse Registry: 1-800-962-2873

National Human Trafficking Resource Center: 1-888-373-7888

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-4673

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233


*You may also refer to our Victim/Witness Assistance Brochure for additional resources in your community.*



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