For Immediate Release
April 8, 2019
Kate Spiner, Director of Communications
Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces the 2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 7 -13, 2019. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the important victim-focused work provided by New Hampshire's Office of Victim/Witness Assistance.
The Attorney General's Office will join organizations and direct support agencies from across the state, including the Victims' Compensation Program, the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence, the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program, the College Consortium, and Victim's Inc. in an effort to share information and available resources for victims of crime.
The Attorney General's Office of Victim/Witness Assistance provides direct services and 24-hour a day support to victims in all of the state's homicide cases, as well as to victims of elder abuse or financial exploitation. This office is also tasked with developing policies and training resources for professionals throughout the state working with victims of crime.
More information about the Office of Victim/Witness Assistance and other resources are available here: https://www.doj.nh.gov/criminal/victim-assistance/index.htm.
New Hampshire Department of Justice
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