If you are under 18, 60 or over, disabled or were injured, you may apply for benefits to repair or replace your essential personal property lost, damaged or destroyed as a direct result of a crime that was not covered by any other source. Essential means necessary for your health and welfare, like eyeglasses, cash and clothes.
What are the steps to receive Office of Victim Services (OVS) compensation?
- Complete the OVS application form
- Meet the eligibility requirements
- Have a compensable out-of-pocket loss or have one at a later time