Government Resources

Crime Victims’ Compensation

Crime Victims’ Compensation can help pay for some expenses arising from a crime, such as medical bills, counseling for victims, replacement costs, and income loss. To qualify for Crime Victims’ Compensation, you must live in Oklahoma, report the crime to law enforcement within 72 hours, file claims within one year of the crime-related injury, and cooperate fully with the police, prosecution, and other law enforcement. Click the link above for more information and to apply for compensation.

Victims’ Rights

To learn more about your rights as a victim of crime under Oklahoma State and Federal statutes, click the link above.

Oklahoma Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) Link

VINE Link provides victims and concerned citizens with information regarding the custody status of perpetrators and status updates on criminal cases.

Oklahoma State Courts Network (OSCN)

OSCN can be used to look up public and court records across the state of Oklahoma.


This website can be used to determine if you are eligible for SNAP (food benefits), Sooner Care (Medicaid), Child Care, LIHEAP (Low-income energy assistance), Free and Reduced School Lunches, WIC (Women, Infants, Children), and other benefits.

Oklahoma City Housing Authority

Phone: (405) 239-7551

This website has information about Public Housing and Section 8 Housing. Click or call to learn more and find out if you qualify.

Oklahoma City Police Department Sex Crimes Unit

Phone: (405) 297-1133

Partner Agencies & Other Service Providers

Native Alliance Against Violence

The NAAV is Oklahoma’s only tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition. The NAAV is not a direct service provider, but it does serve Oklahoma’s federally recognized tribes and their tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs.

Catholic Charities Holy Family Home

Phone: (405) 741-7419

Catholic Charities offers transitional housing services at Holy Family Home.

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.

Phone: 1 (888) 534-5243

Legal Aid provides free legal assistance to those who qualify. Call or click for more information.

Skyline Urban Ministry

Skyline Urban Ministry provides food and clothing assistance.

Sunbeam Family Services

Phone: (405) 528-7721

Sunbeam provides services for elderly Oklahomans and offers shelter for those experiencing homelessness.

Upward Transitions

Phone: (405) 232-5507

Upward Transitions can help with transportation and housing expenses.


Phone: 1 (800) 522-7233 (SAFE)

YWCA OKC offers the only emergency domestic violence shelter in Oklahoma County. They also provide advocacy, support groups, and related services.