For Advocates

Tips for Advocates and Other Victim Service Providers


The documents found on this page are available for Victim Service Providers. The documents will assist and aid them in developing and establishing in setting up their office policies and procedures, organizing weekly and monthly statistical reports, listing daily and monthly activities, etc. The State Office of Victim Assistance (SOVA) will periodically update this section in an attempt to provide tips and tools to assist the Victim Service Providers statewide. Please feel free to download the documents and alter to your own specifications. There is also a checklist that provides the Victim Service Provider with guidance in assisting crime victims with filling out the compensation application; ensuring that the Victim Service Provider has compiled and collected all necessary documents to submit with the SOVA application and reviewed all information with the victim/claimant prior to submission.

  1. Tips for Advocates
  2. Victim Adovcate Procedural Manual (Sample)
  3. Crime Victims' Compensation Technical Assistance Checklist Form
  4. Weekly Calendar (Sample)
  5. Monthly Calendar (Sample)
  6. Weekly Statistical Report (Sample)
  7. Monthly Statistical Report (Sample)
  8. Crime Victim Communication Form
  9. Courtroom Assistance