California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services

Phone
(877) 256-6877
Eligibility

Crime victims and their families.

Fees
None
Services

Formed in 1988, the mission of CDCR’s Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) is to give crime victims and their families a voice. The formation of the office has laid the groundwork for enforcing victims’ rights and providing services.

OVSRS maintains a comprehensive victim services program and establishes justice practices to ensure crime victims and survivors are afforded the utmost respect in exercising their legal rights. To this end, OVSRS is responsible for providing information, notification, restitution, outreach, training, referral and support services to crime victims and their next of kin.

Their website will provide you with valuable information if you were the victim, survivor, or witness to a crime and the offender was sentenced to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) either in an adult or juvenile facility. Click on "How Do I..." drop down button for options.

Hours
Business hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Information available on the website, 24-hours a day, 7 days per week.
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 942883
Sacramento, CA  94283
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