If you or a family member are the innocent victim of a crime in Pennsylvania, or are hurt trying to apprehend a suspected criminal, you may be eligible for compensation from the Crime Victim's Compensation Fund. The Crime Victim's Compensation Fund is separate from the restitution that is allowed by state criminal statute.
For those who qualify, the Compensation Fund may reimburse for the following:
- Medical Expenses
- Loss of Earnings
- Loss of Support (in homicide cases)
- Stolen Cash Benefit (Social Security, Retirement, Pension)
- Funeral Expenses
No compensation for pain and suffering or stolen or damaged property.
For more information call 1-800-233-2339.