Assisting crime victims


Benefits you may be eligible for

The Crime Victims Compensation Program provides funds for treatment expenses to the victim/claimant after all other sources of payment have been exhausted, up to a maximum of $25,000. When your claim is approved, payment may be made for reasonable expenses which are the direct result of the crime, including:

  • Payments for physician and hospital services, medicine, and other approved treatment
  • Mental health treatment
  • Counseling benefits for family members of victims
  • Wage loss
  • Dependent death benefits
  • Funeral expenses

For more information, please see our FAQ's page.

File a claim

To file a claim for benefits under the Crime Victims Compensation Act, you will need to complete a Crime Victim’s Application for Compensation form [PDF]. You can obtain the form at any of these locations:

  • Idaho Industrial Commission offices
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Prosecuting attorney offices
  • Hospitals
  • Victim advocate group
If you have further questions, contact the benefits department.