The main goal of the Victim/Witness Kokua Services is to provide specialized services to victims/witnesses of violent crime who are going through the criminal justice system. These crimes include assaults, sexual assaults, terroristic threatening, kidnapping, reckless endangering, spouse/partner abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse. Surviving family members of homicide, manslaughter, and negligent homicide cases receive support services and case information.
Services provided by the Victim/Witness Counselors include:
• Orientation to the Criminal Justice System
• Crisis Counseling
• Assistance with Filing a Misdemeanor Criminal Complaint Case Status Information
• Court Accompaniment
• Social Service Referrals
• Application for Crime Victims Compensation