Crime Victims Specialist Program
Crime Victims Specialists assist victims and their families by providing: crisis intervention, short term counseling, safety planning, criminal court procedure information, help with compensation and other referrals
Rapists are not always strangers or anonymous attackers. When someone you know - a date, steady boyfriend, casual friend or partner - forces you to have sex, it's still rape. Get the facts about Date Rape.
The Reality of Gangs
Gangs are neither just a big city or inner city problem, nor are they a problem of a particular race or culture. Gangs cross all ethnic, racial, socioeconomic, gender, and geographic boundaries. They bring fear and violence to neighborhoods, traffic in drugs, destroy property, involve youth in crime, and drive out businesses. Gangs pull teens away from school and home into a life of violence. Learn more about gangs.
Putting a Stop to Hate Crime
Discriminating against someone because of his or her race, religious background, or other qualities is wrong. You can do something to stop violence and prejudice. You can work to change attitudes.
Teen Dating Violence
Dating violence or abuse affects one in four teens. Abuse isn’t just hitting. It’s yelling, threatening, name calling, saying “I’ll kill myself if you leave me,” obsessive phone calling or paging, and extreme possessiveness. Learn how to deal with Teen Dating Violence.