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Victim's Compensation 
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This is a government aid to the community regardless of their immigration status, offered to victims of crime or dependents of victims of homicide.


Victim's comp offers up to $25,000 to cover funeral costs, medical or dental costs, equipment, medications, therapies, make up for lost wages, clean up the crime scene, help with security, and therapy for parents of victims. of minors.  In rare cases of brain damage and other serious injuries, and offered up to $50,000. These payments are made as receipts and evidence are sent to the state.

Those qualified for this assistance are people who were victims of crime who were made a report with the police within 5 days of the event. If it has passed that date, the reason for the delay must be stated. The victim must be cooperating with the authority in investigating and prosecuting the case, unless he or she has a just cause to which he or she cannot cooperate.


The application must be sent within 3 years of the crime. It is important that you send the application with all the necessary documentation so that the case can move quickly.


Click here to go to the application

Once filled, just send it by these means: 

Office of Attorney General, Victim Compensation & Assistance Division One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108

Phone: (617) 727-2200 ext. 2160 Fax: (617) 742-6262 TTY: (617) 727-4765




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