Victim Programs

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

The California VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender's custody status changes. The toll-free number for the California VINE system is (877) 411-5588. This service is brought to you by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office and is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status. Click here to visit the VINE website.


Marsy's Law

On November 4, 2008, the voters of the State of California approved Proposition 9, the Victims' Bill of Rights Act of 2008: Marsy's Law, a measure to provide all victims with rights and due process. An overview of some of the key sections of Marsy's Law are available in English or Spanish

Click here to view a full copy of the text of the Victim's Bill of Rights Act of 2008: Marsy's Law (Proposition 9) from the California Secretary of State.


RISE

RISE is a non-profit organization that provides crisis intervention and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, free of charge and in English and Spanish to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or ability.

RISE es una organización sin fines de lucro que provee intervención en casos de crisis y servicios de tratamiento para los supervivientes de la violencia sexual y de parte de su pareja y para sus seres queridos. Todos los servicios son confidenciales y gratis y se ofrecen en inglés y español para cualquier persona sin tomar en cuenta su edad, su etnicidad, su género sexual, su orientación sexual, su religión o sus habilidades.

Toll-Free 24-Hour Crisis Line | 855-886-RISE (7473)
Línea telefónica para crisis, gratis y disponible 24 horas al día

For more information visit www.RISEslo.org.


The Women's Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County

The Women's Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County serves victims of intimate partner violence and child abuse. Services include a 24 hour crisis line (781-6400), emergency safe house, legal assistance, counseling, transitional housing, and case management. Services provided to all qualifying individuals with sensitivity to race, age, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. For more information visit www.womensshelterslo.org.

El Programa de Refugio para Mujeres ofrece servicios a víctimas de violencia entre parejas y abuso infantil. Los servicios incluyen una línea de crisis las 24 horas del día (781-6400), casa refugio de emergencia, asistencia legal, consejería, vivienda de transición y manejo de casos. Los servicios se ofrecen a todas las personas que califican con consideración a su raza, sexo, orientación sexual o discapacidad. Para mayor información, vaya a www.womensshelterslo.org.


The District Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance Center

The Victim/Witness Assistance Center provides a wide variety of crisis and support services to all types of crime victims and their families, including assisting eligible victims with applications to the state for payment of crime-related expenses. In addition, staff support victims and witnesses throughout the criminal justice process by providing case status information and coordination of court appearances.

For more information call (805) 781-5821 or Toll-Free at (866) 781-5821 or click here to visit their website.