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Burglary

we are sorry this happened to you; we’re here to help

Victims of burglary shouldn’t minimize the impact of this crime. It is normal for you to be upset and feel uneasy in your home for a while after someone has invaded your private and personal space.

  • Help reduce your anxiety by increasing security
  • Take inventory and determine what items have been taken
  • Evaluate the windows, doors and lights around your home
  • Consider installing pins or screws in the windows and doors
  • Purchase a timer to switch your lights on and off
  • Consider contacting your insurance agent to clarify your coverage. They may be able to identify coverage you were unaware of and also assist in preparing a report.

normal reactions to being violated

When someone invades your home, it is normal for you to experience a wide range of emotions. It is common to be fearful and feel vulnerable or anxious. You may also experience anger, confusion and frustration. Victim Assistance Program advocates are specially trained to help you navigate through these emotions and educate you and your family on how to overcome these often life-altering events.

we would like to stand by your side

Victim Assistance Program has helped thousands of individuals who have experienced a situation similar to yours. We would like to stand by your side and provide you with support, education, and information to help you navigate through this journey. Our advocates can help you coordinate police involvement, assist in obtaining police reports, accompany you to court, discuss financial compensation, assist in applying for the VINE offender notification system, connect you with community resources, help coordinate emergency shelter, discuss a safety plan, and provide crisis intervention and trauma therapy.

Victim Assistance Program helps all individuals regardless of their age, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, ability to speak English, or disability.

Please know you don’t have to go through this alone, we are here to help. All you need to do is call, we never charge a fee for services.