VICTIM RESTITUTION/TRAVEL COMPENSATION

VICTIM RESTITUTION/TRAVEL COMPENSATION

WERE YOU THE VICTIM OF A CRIME AND THE CALIFORNIA COURT ORDERED YOU TO RECEIVE RESTITUTION?

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may have collected money for you. Contact the Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services to inquire if you have unclaimed money from a direct order of restitution. To update your address or to obtain additional information, call the following toll free number: (877) 256-6877.

HOW DO I REQUEST COMPENSATION FOR TRAVEL COSTS TO A PAROLE HEARING?

As of May 2010, the California Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) has funds available through a federal grant, which allows for reimbursement of up to $100 – to a limited number of victims for costs associated with travel to parole hearings. For information on how to apply for travel reimbursement, please contact (877) 256-6877.