UGF Crime Victim Forum 04-12-16
Attorney General Fox speaks at DOJ’s first Crime Victim Forum.  The event took place at the UGF campus in Great Falls on April 12, 2016.
Crime victim advocates provide free, confidential help and services to crime victims throughout Montana. Such services and help include:

  • Helping victims recover property or restitution.
  • Explaining a court proceeding and offering a safe, secure place during proceedings.
  • Providing crisis counseling, emotional support and guidance.
  • Informing victims of their rights.
  • Helping victims work with their employers if a victim has to miss work because of a trial.
  • Informing victims of state programs like Crime Victim Compensation, Address Confidentiality and the Forensic Rape Exam Payment Program.

Montana’s crime victim advocates are affiliated with local programs and located throughout the state.

The following is a listing of most victim assistance programs in Montana. If there is no program listed for your city, call your local law enforcement agency or the hotline number below to find out what local services are available.

  • Department of Corrections Victim Services – (888) 223-6332
  • National Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline – (800) 799-7233
  • Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) – (800) 456-3076
  • Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence-Sexual Assault Legal Services Program – (406) 443-7794 ext. 116 or ext. 118

Crime Victim Advocates by City

wdt_ID City Service Phone Number
1 Anaconda Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Victim/Witness Advocate (406) 563-4007
2 Anaconda Family Resources Crisis Center (406) 563-7972
4 Big Timber Tri-County Victim/Witness (406) 322-8003
6 Billings Billings YWCA Gateway House (406) 259-8100 or (406) 245-4472
7 Billings Yellowstone County Victim Witness (406) 256-2870
8 Billings Billings City Attorney Victim/Witness Program (406) 247-8668
9 Billings U.S. Attorney Office Victim/Witness Program (406) 247-4672
10 Boulder Jefferson County Victim/Witness (406) 225-4010
11 Bozeman Gallatin County Victim/Witness (406) 582-2075
12 Bozeman MSU Voice Center (406) 994-7069 or (406) 994-7142
City Service Phone Number
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