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Robbery

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

If you have been robbed, it is normal for you to feel vulnerable and anxious. Victim Assistance Program advocates can assist you in overcoming these often overwhelming emotions. You can increase your future safety by following a few easy steps.

  • Trust your instincts. More often than not they are correct.
  • Cross the street to avoid large groups of people
  • Plan a safe, well-traveled route.
  • Avoid desolate or poorly lighted areas.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and avoid walking alone.
  • Do not carry large amounts or cash or valuables.

normal reactions to being robbed

When someone robs you, it is normal for you to experience a wide range of emotions. It is common to experience anger, denial, 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 get through 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, assist in applying for the VINE offender notification system, connect you with community resources, 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.