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Crime Victim Compensation

Programs that provide financial compensation for people who have suffered monetary losses as a direct result of some form of violent crime. Compensation is generally available to meet unreimbursed medical and hospital expenses, loss of wages or support, expenses encumbered by participation in job-related rehabilitation or retraining programs, and legal fees. Also included are programs that help people apply for these services.

Taxonomy Code: FN-190.150

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