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Victim/Witness Assistance Unit
The Victim/Witness Assistance Unit was established to assist victims and witnesses of crime and their immediate family members throughout the criminal justice process.
Our mission is to serve as advocates for the enforcement of fundamental rights of crime victims and promote the belief that all victims and witnesses deserve to be treated with dignity, compassion, and respect throughout the judicial process. All victims will be afforded, consistent with the law, the ability to choose their level of participation.
Explanation of the Judicial System
Case Information and notification
Accompaniment to all court proceedings
Preparation for court testimony
Secure waiting room
Assistance with written and/or oral victim impact statements
Assistance with completion of restitution forms
Court tours for children
Assistance with filing compensation claims
Enrollment in notification program
Referrals to community agencies
All services are provided free of charge
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601