Carroll County

Victims Assistance Program

About The Victims Assistance Program

  • Deb Baker
    Deb Baker Director
  • Valorie DeCarlo
    Valorie DeCarlo Advocate
  • Tonya Yingling
    Tonya Yingling Advocate

Office Phone: 330-627-5148
Office Fax: 330-627-4169

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

119 S. Lisbon St., 3rd Floor
Carrollton, OH  44615

The Carroll County Victim Assistance Program provides services to local crime victims within the Court of Common Pleas, the Municipal Court, and the Juvenile Court.

We assist and support the Carroll County Prosecutor’s Office and the local law enforcement agencies. We also work closely with agencies within the surrounding counties.

Our services are funded by the Victim of Crimes Act (VOCA) and the State Victim’s Assistance Act (SVAA), as well as the local courts and the County Commissioners office.

The following are your rights as a victim of a crime, in the State of Ohio:
1.  The right to be informed of proceedings in writing and/or by phone.
2.  The right to assert the rights described in the act via representative, and  may appeal decisions based on those decisions.
3.  The right to be treated with fairness and respect for the victim’s safety, dignity and privacy.
4.  The right, UPON REQUEST, to reasonable and timely notice of all public proceedings.
5.  The right to be present at the above proceedings.
6.  The right to be heard in public proceedings that involve release, pleas, sentencing, disposition, or any other proceeding.
7.  The right to speak with the prosecutor, upon request.
8.  The right to proceedings free from unreasonable delay and a prompt conclusion of the case.
9.  The right to refuse an interview, deposition, or other discovery request by the accused, except as described in the Ohio Constitution, Article 1, Section 10.
10. The right to full and timely restitution from the offender.
11. The right to reasonable protection from the accused, or any person acting on behalf of the accused.
12. The right UPON REQUEST to reasonable notice of escape of release of the accused.

The following additional services are available from our office:
*  Victims of Crime Compensation Application Assistance
*  Follow-up Contacts
*  Court Status Notifications
*  Domestic Violence Support Groups
*  Protection Order Support and Assistance
*  Legal Assistance Referrals

CONTACT US: 
Carroll County Victim’s Assistance
119 S. Lisbon St., 3rd Floor
Carrollton, OH  44615
Phone – 330-627-5148
Fax – 330-627-4169

This program does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices, based on color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Victim Assistance Program will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities.

SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Short Term Crisis Intervention
  • Shelter – Safe House Referrals
  • Criminal Justice Support
  • Personal Advocacy
  • Court Support & Accompaniment
  • Therapy & Group Referrals
  • Victims Waiting Room

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Carroll County Victim Assistance
119 South Lisbon Street, 3rd Floor
Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Phone: 330-627-5148
Fax: 330-627-4169

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