Las Vegas Related Victim Information and Compensation
Source: County of Santa Barbara
All of us have been shocked and deeply saddened by Sunday's mass murder in Las Vegas. Some of you have been more personally effected than others.
For those of you who have a personal connection with a victim or a survivor of this horrific crime, please know your District Attorney's Office, through the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) can help pay bills and expenses that result from violent crimes.
If you or anyone you know from Santa Barbara County was a victim of, or a witness to, the Las Vegas shooting, please contact my office, specifically the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Victim Witness Unit at (805) 568-2400 for assistance regarding applicable CalVCB benefits or additional information.
CalVCB can help victims of crimes that occur in California as well as California residents who become victims while visiting other states or outside the country.
CalVCB may help pay for a variety of related expenses such as: Medical and dental treatment, mental health services, income loss, funeral and burial expenses, loss of support for dependents when a victim is killed or disabled because of a crime, home or vehicle modifications, home security and relocation.
Additionally, to locate missing family/friends in LV, NV: 1-800-535-5654
Family Reunification Center: LV PD Headquarters (400 S. MLK Blvd Las Vegas)
MGM Crisis Counselors available to those in LV: (877) 967-7711; (702) 836-6655
As always, please remain situationally aware to keep our community safe. Finally, please remember at times like this people can feel especially fragile and vulnerable and any act of kindness can make a difference.