The Oregon Department of Justice's Crime Victims’ Compensation Program works to ease the financial burden suffered by victims and their family members. There is a process to apply for this benefit.
TYPES OF BENEFITS INCLUDE
Mental health counseling expenses
Medical and hospital expenses
Eyeglasses, hearing aids, dentures and other medically necessary devices and expenses
Loss of earnings
Loss of financial support to dependents of homicide victims
Grief counseling expenses for relatives of homicide victims
Counseling expenses for children who witness domestic violence
Counseling expenses for family members of an Oregon resident who is a victim of international terrorism
Applications can be completed online. Beaverton Police Victim Services, Washington County District Attorney’s Office, funeral homes, and community-based non-profit agencies can also assist you with the application process.