Fact: There may be helpful for you if you are or have been a victim of a crime that injured you or a family member.
With El Paso’s ripping growth, there too has been a sad growth in domestic crimes affecting many in our community. The Crime Victims Program of Texas instituted by the State Attorney General now stands ready to assist victims in need. The program is here in El Paso, Texas finally. Defined Here: The Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 56 establishes the victim as:
The Office of the Attorney General serves victims of crime by administering the Crime Victims’ Compensation Program and victim service-related grants and contracts, in addition to offering training and outreach programs.
Physical Injuries to a person have coverage if deemed caused in a commission of a crime noted above.
Who May Qualify (TCCP, Art.56.32.)
What Crimes Are Covered (TCCP, Art.56.32.(4))
Crimes involving “criminally injurious conduct,” defined as conduct that occurs or attempted, poses a substantial threat of personal injury or death and is, or would be, punishable by fine, imprisonment or death. This includes sex offenses, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, assaultive offenses, arson, homicide and other violent crimes in which the victim suffers physical or emotional harm or death.
The following motor-vehicle-related crimes are also covered:
** Treatments Covered
Victims of a crime as defined above, now have treatment options available to them and their family members.
Qualification for the program has been made available for immediate access.
For more information, please feel free to contact us at (915) 850-0900 There is Help, Call Us.
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