Witness Reporting Schedule for Thursday, December 05, 2013
Superior Court Cases
State Court Cases
If you have questions,
please call the Victim-Witness Assistance Program at
Can someone treated for their injuries at another hospital besides Memorial health enroll into VIP?
No. VIP has a partnership with Memorial Health and their office is located here. Injured individuals treated at another hospital will not have a way to notify the VIP staff of their situation.
Do you assist victim’s families in the event that the victim dies as a result of a violent injury (gunshot, stabbing, or beating)?
Yes, we will provide information to all individuals and families that we encounter ranging from: victim compensation to services offered throughout Chatham County that may be of some assistance to them.
If I am an undocumented worker (illegal citizen) will I be able to enroll into the program if I am a victim of a violent crime?
Yes. The eligibility requirements are listed above and US citizenship is not a requirement for enrollment.
What are the incentives for enrolling into VIP?
The potential incentives for enrolling into VIP are: money to help pay for medical bills, Victim Compensation assistance, probation reduction, and exposure to needed resources such as counseling, employment, education assistance, and social groups.
If I am on parole or probation can I enroll into VIP to receive and benefit some of the services offered?
Yes, individuals who are currently on parole or probation are eligible for the program as long as they were not injured during an illegal activity in which they were the perpetrator.