Eligibility

Who is eligible?

  • The victim.
  • A dependent of a deceased victim
  • A person who is authorized to act on behalf of a victim or dependent.
  •  A third person who provided benefits to the victim or his/her family other than in the course or scope of his employment, business or profession.

Who is not eligible?

  • The offender.
  •  A victim who is participating in criminal activity or contributory misconduct.
  • A victim who is a prisoner in any state, county or city prison, correctional, youth services or juvenile facility, or local confinement facility, or halfway house, group home or similar facility.