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Pennsylvania Crime Victims Compensation Fund

If you are the innocent victim of a crime in Pennsylvania, or are hurt trying to apprehend a suspected criminal, you may be eligible for compensation.

Compensation may pay for:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Counseling
  • Loss of Earnings
  • Loss of Support (In homicide cases)
  • Cash Loss of Benefits
  • Funeral Expenses

Compensation will NOT pay for:

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Stolen or Damaged Property
  • Auto Release Injuries (Unless inflicted in a DUI crash or by a vehicle used as a weapon)

Minimum Loss Requirements:
If under age 60:

A minimum of $100 total qualifying expenses  OR  A loss of at least two or more continuous weeks of earnings

If over age 60:
No minimum out-of-pocket loss required

For more information call 1-800-233-2339