Victim Assistance Manual (2023)

TDCAA’s Victim Assistance Manual is designed to help Victim Assistance Coordinators in prosecutor offices set up and maintain a robust and meaningful victim assistance program. Topics include:

Chapter 1: Setting Up an Effective Program

Chapter 2: First Contact with Victims

Chapter 3: Grants

Chapter 4: Crime Victims Compensation

Chapter 5: Statements

Chapter 6: Special Needs Victims

Chapter 7: Specific Crimes

Chapter 8: Innovative Programs

Chapter 9: Other Resources

Chapter 10: The Week of Trial

Chapter 11: Notification Programs

Chapter 12: Post-Trial Proceedings