Ability1st, Crime Victims Assistance (VOCA)

Address

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 575-9621

http://www.ability1st.info

AKA:

VOCA; Victims of Crime Assistance

Description:

*Program for persons with a disability who have been a victim of a crime or have become disabled as the result of a crime
*Disabilities can be physical or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, etc. Disabilities can be self-reported
*Offers crisis counseling, guidance, emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and follow up
*In-person information, referrals and advocacy may include helping the victim find needed resources assistance with securing rights, filing crime victims compensation claims for financial assistance related to losses, and other aspects of criminal justice support as needed
*Independent living skills training may be provided to assist victims in developing safety plans and teaching activities of daily living related to the disability
*When calling, persons should specifically ask for Crime Victims Assistance personnel

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 21, 2019

Address Listings

Mailing

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Physical (Primary)

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 575-9621

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Advocacy

Description

*Program for persons with a disability who have been a victim of a crime or have become disabled as the result of a crime *Disabilities can be physical or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, etc. Disabilities can be self-reported *Offers crisis counseling, guidance, emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and follow up *In-person information, referrals and advocacy may include helping the victim find needed resources assistance with securing rights, filing crime victims compensation claims for financial assistance related to losses, and other aspects of criminal justice support as needed *Independent living skills training may be provided to assist victims in developing safety plans and teaching activities of daily living related to the disability *When calling, persons should specifically ask for Crime Victims Assistance personnel

Hours

8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F, Office hours

Required Documents

May vary according to crime and situation

Eligibility

See Description

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call and ask for Crime Victim Assistance personnel

Languages

English

Service Area

Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla Counties

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Gadsden County
      • Jefferson County
        • Leon County
          • Madison County
            • Taylor County
              • Wakulla County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.
              Crime Victim Support

              Description

              *Program for persons with a disability who have been a victim of a crime or have become disabled as the result of a crime *Disabilities can be physical or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, etc. Disabilities can be self-reported *Offers crisis counseling, guidance, emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and follow up *In-person information, referrals and advocacy may include helping the victim find needed resources assistance with securing rights, filing crime victims compensation claims for financial assistance related to losses, and other aspects of criminal justice support as needed *Independent living skills training may be provided to assist victims in developing safety plans and teaching activities of daily living related to the disability *When calling, persons should specifically ask for Crime Victims Assistance personnel

              Hours

              8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F, Office hours

              Required Documents

              May vary according to crime and situation

              Eligibility

              See Description

              Fees

              None

              Intake Procedure

              Call and ask for Crime Victim Assistance personnel

              Languages

              English

              Service Area

              Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla Counties

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Florida
                • Gadsden County
                  • Jefferson County
                    • Leon County
                      • Madison County
                        • Taylor County
                          • Wakulla County
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FN-1900) and related services within the Service Tree.
                          Crime Victim/Witness Counseling

                          Description

                          *Program for persons with a disability who have been a victim of a crime or have become disabled as the result of a crime *Disabilities can be physical or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, etc. Disabilities can be self-reported *Offers crisis counseling, guidance, emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and follow up *In-person information, referrals and advocacy may include helping the victim find needed resources assistance with securing rights, filing crime victims compensation claims for financial assistance related to losses, and other aspects of criminal justice support as needed *Independent living skills training may be provided to assist victims in developing safety plans and teaching activities of daily living related to the disability *When calling, persons should specifically ask for Crime Victims Assistance personnel

                          Hours

                          8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F, Office hours

                          Required Documents

                          May vary according to crime and situation

                          Eligibility

                          See Description

                          Fees

                          None

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call and ask for Crime Victim Assistance personnel

                          Languages

                          English

                          Service Area

                          Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla Counties

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                          • Florida
                            • Gadsden County
                              • Jefferson County
                                • Leon County
                                  • Madison County
                                    • Taylor County
                                      • Wakulla County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-160) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                      Health/Disability Related Counseling

                                      Description

                                      *Program for persons with a disability who have been a victim of a crime or have become disabled as the result of a crime *Disabilities can be physical or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, etc. Disabilities can be self-reported *Offers crisis counseling, guidance, emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and follow up *In-person information, referrals and advocacy may include helping the victim find needed resources assistance with securing rights, filing crime victims compensation claims for financial assistance related to losses, and other aspects of criminal justice support as needed *Independent living skills training may be provided to assist victims in developing safety plans and teaching activities of daily living related to the disability *When calling, persons should specifically ask for Crime Victims Assistance personnel

                                      Hours

                                      8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F, Office hours

                                      Required Documents

                                      May vary according to crime and situation

                                      Eligibility

                                      See Description

                                      Fees

                                      None

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call and ask for Crime Victim Assistance personnel

                                      Languages

                                      English

                                      Service Area

                                      Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla Counties

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                      • Florida
                                        • Gadsden County
                                          • Jefferson County
                                            • Leon County
                                              • Madison County
                                                • Taylor County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-300) and related services within the Service Tree.

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