Court Advocacy

 

   Safe Haven provides advocacy support for survivors needing information, support, or help navigating the legal system. Court advocates cannot provide legal advice, however, they can provide:

  • Assistance with filing for a protection order
  • Provide information on victims rights
  • Assist with applying with crime victims compensation
  • Registering for VINElink
  • Accompanying to hearings
  • Develop individualized safety planning

    Other services that can be provided are assisting with accessing community resources, assistance with applications for legal aid programs, and facilitating communications with law enforcement, attorneys, prosecutors, and other legal staff. All court advocate services are confidential.