The Powell County Office of Victim Assistance is established to assist victims of crime navigate and participate in the criminal justice system. The Advocates are specially trained to know and understand the complexity of how a criminal case proceeds, and how to assist a victim in participating in proceedings. The advocates will act as a liaison between Law Enforcement and Attorneys and act as the victim's voice to ensure that their rights are upheld and honored.
Services are offered only to those who are a victim of crime, or have experienced domestic or sexual violence, regardless of it being reported to Law Enforcement.
The list above is not an inclusive list of ALL services offered
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS:
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS:
*Disclaimer: The office of victim assistance is grant funded through VOCA issued through Montana Board of Crime Control. Although the office has been funded since 1996, funding is not guaranteed. People seeking services must meet certain criteria. Services are not guaranteed to every individual. An Advocate can stop rendering services at any time. In this event, a participant will be notified via letter detailing why they have been disqualified from receiving services.