A crime can have multiple impacts on an individual and their family – not only physically – but emotionally, financially and legally.
Sugar Land Police Department (SLPD) is dedicated to providing trauma-informed and compassionate services to support victims, family members and witnesses in the aftermath of a violent crime.
Our goal is reduce the short and long term effects related to traumatic experience of victimization.
The purpose of Sugar Land Police Departments Victim Advocate is to assist victims of crime through the criminal justice system. Our victim advocacy program provides services to victims of crimes such as assault, family violence, sexual assault, robbery, harassment and others.
The Victim Advocate works closely with victims and their families to provide the following services:
- Emotional support to survivors and victim’s family members
- Assistance in obtaining Emergency and Permanent Protective Orders
- Referral to support groups, shelter and housing facilities, agencies that provide medical and mental health services and financial support
- Education on the criminal justice system and advocacy
- Personal safety planning
- Assistance with filing for Crime Victim’s Compensation
- Court accompaniment
|Ft. Bend Women’s Center||Safe placement, free counseling||281-341-4357||Fbwc.org|
|AVDA||Free legal aid for victims of domestic violence, protective orders, counseling||281-207-2312||Avda.org|
|Texas VINE||Allows victims to be notified when suspect will be released from jail & other important information||1-877-894-8463||Vinelink.com|
|District Attorney Protective Order Division||Helps obtain a permanent protective order||281-341-4480|
|Katy Christian Ministries||Free counseling, safe placement||281-391-4504||Ktcm.org|
|Texana Crisis Line||Mental health assessment & assistance||1-800-633-5683||Texanacenter.com|
|Catholic Charities of Ft. Bend County||Food, rent, utilities, medication||281-202-6200||Catholiccharities.org|
|DAYA||Serves South Asian community w/ free counseling, safety planning & legal consultation||713-981-7645||Dayahouston.org|
|Crime Victims’ Compensation||Helps with financial cost of crimes||1-800-983-9933||Texasattorneygeneral.com|
|Child or Adult Protective Services||To report abuse of children or adults||1-800-252-5400|
|National Domestic Hotline||1-800-799-7233|
|National Sexual Assault Hotline||1-800-646-4673|
|National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline|