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Victim Witness Division

  • MISSION

    The Greene County Victim/Witness Assistance Program is funded by the County of Greene and by a grant provided by the Department of Criminal Justices Services; and is operated by and located in the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. This program helps to ensure that crime victims and witnesses receive fair and compassionate treatment while understanding their rights in the Criminal Justice System.

    Services

    The Greene County Victim Witness Assistance Program works with the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Victims of Crime Act to provide the following services to victims and witnesses of criminal offenses in Greene County:

    • Assistance with Emergency, Preliminary, and Final Protective Orders
    • Advance Notification Assistance for Court Hearings
    • Case Status Updates
    • Separate Waiting Areas for Court
    • Financial Assistance (Restitution/Virginia Victim’s Fund/Travel Compensation)
    • Custody Status of Prisoner/Offender
    • Scheduling Victim/Witness Meetings with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office
    • Courtroom Escort
    • Interpreter Assistance for English as a Second Language and the Hearing-Impaired
    • Victim/Witness Confidentiality
    • Closed Preliminary Hearing Assistance
    • Courtroom Tours
    • Victim Impact Statements
    • Appeals/Habeas Corpus Information
    • Crisis Center Referrals
    • Emergency Shelter Assistance/Referrals
    • Crime Prevention Tips
    • Safety Planning
    • Counseling/Mental Health Assistance Referrals
    • Scheduling Emergency Forensic Medical Appointments
    • Employer Intercession
    • Victim/Witness Evidence Retrieval Assistance

    PARTNERSHIPS

    The Greene County Victim/Witness Assistance Program is partnered with the following agencies:
    • Greene County Sheriff’s Office
    • Greene County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office
    • Greene County Department of Social Services
    • Shelter for Help in Emergency
    • Foothills Child Advocacy Center
    • ReadyKids (Inside Out Counseling)
    • Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA)
    • National Ground Intelligence Center Victim Advocates
    • 16th District Court Services Unit
    • Greene Alliance of Church/Community Efforts, Inc. (GRACE)

    DONATIONS:

    The Greene County Victim/Witness Assistance Program has a monetary donation fund that is used for specific needs of victims/witnesses:
    • Immediate Housing Relocation Needs
    • Food Purchases for Victims and Their Family
    • Household Items for Children
    • Emergency Cell Phone Assistance
    • Safety Planning Purchases

    **All Check/Cash Donations can be turned in or mailed directly to the Victim/Witness Assistance Program at the Greene County Sheriff’s Office**

    PROGRAM CONTACT INFO:

    Victim/Witness Assistance Program Director:                   Kenlyn Snow

    Office Phone Number:                                                            (434)-985-8682 ext. 408

    Office Fax Number:                                                                  (434-985-3373

    Program Email:                                                                         ksnow@gcvasheriff.us

    Office Location:                                                                        Greene County Sheriff’s Office

    10005 Spotswood Trail Stanardsville, VA 22973

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