Victims and their families need support as they attempt to rebuild lives torn apart by tragedy.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan has made it a priority to provide services to help victims meet their challenges and regain peace of mind.
The law contains new requirements for law enforcement authorities and hospitals to improve their response to sexual assault victims.
Workshops, Training & Conferences: Check out upcoming workshops, trainings, and conferences providing resources and information to assist and support crime victims in Illinois.
The Violent Crime Victim Assistance (VCVA) Program provides grants to victim and witness assistance programs throughout the state.
Learn more Olweus free webinars Educators and lawmakers are addressing bullying, harassment, and hazing in their laws and policies. Youth suicide can be prevented Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people, according to the American Association of Suicidology.
The Illinois Victim Assistance Academy is a 40-hour intensive course of study for crime victim service providers and law enforcement personnel.
The IVAA is designed to improve the quality and consistency of victim services in Illinois.
The program is also available to the 102 state’s attorneys across Illinois.
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program trains registered nurses and other professionals who treat and assist sexual assault patients to provide a higher level of care and reduce re-traumatization of victims.