Victim's Assistance

Victim Witness Handbook

 

General Victim Information:

Attorney General's Office
www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/victims/index.html

Illinois Automated Victim Notification (AVN/VINE)
The Illinois Automated Victim Notification (AVN/VINE) is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding their offender’s custody and to register to receive telephone and email notification when their offender’s custody status changes. The VINE Toll Free Number for IL AVN/VINE is 1-866-5NOTIFY (866-566-8439) or visit www.vinelink.com/vinelink

Resources Regarding Identity Theft:

Resources Against Drunk Driving:

Resources for Mental Health:

  • Rosecrance Belvidere Clinic - www.rosecrance.org - (815) 544-4849
  • Address - 475 South Town Drive, Belvidere IL 61008

Resources for Substance Abuse or Domestic Violence:

  • REMEDIES - www.remediesrenewinglives.org - (815) 547-4502
  • Address -  2028 N. State Street, Belvidere IL 61008
  • 24 Hour Violence Hotline - (815) 516-2440

Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting:

Advocate for Children Against Abuse and Neglect:

Resources for Children Who Have Been Sexually or Severely Physical Abused:

Carrie Lynn Center - www.uirockford.com/community/lynn.asp (815) 319-4150

Elder Abuse and Neglect Reporting:

  • Police Welfare Checks - 815-966-2900

Allegations of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation in Domestic Settings:

Allegations of Abuse and Neglect in Long Term Care Settings:

  • Ombudsman - 815-966-5300 or 1-800-369-0895 investigates cases involving victims 60 or older.
  • Inspector General - 1-800-368-1463 investigates cases involving victims 59 or younger.
  • Illinois Department of Human Services - www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30466
  • Investigates abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of adults with mental or physical disabilities. 1-800-252-4343

Teen Dating Violence Resources:

Click here for teen resources and here for adult resources regarding Teen Dating Violence.  Alternatively, the documents are available at the bottom of this webpage.

 

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