Crime Victims Services - Mohave County Services
Bullhead City Prosecutor's Office
Phone: (928) 763-9400 x319
www.bullheadcity.com (see City Attorney and Police Department links)
Under the supervision of the Bullhead City Prosecutor’s Office, our Victim Services Program ensures that victims within the Bullhead City Municipal Court’s jurisdiction are granted rights entitled to under Arizona statute and the Arizona Victims Bill of Rights. Our agency provides a wide variety of direct victim services within City limits as well as surrounding rural areas which includes, but is not limited to, on-scene crisis intervention, crisis counseling in person, by phone and email, criminal justice support/advocacy, personal advocacy, transportation/child care assistance, assistance with protective orders, lethality assessments/safety planning, emergency financial expenses to cover immediate needs, direct and indirect referrals to other agencies and resources as appropriate, and assistance with Crime Victim Compensation applications. Our agency is dispatched to provide Crisis Intervention services to all types of crime victims at the direction of the Bullhead City Police and Fire Departments, Western Arizona Regional Medical Center and Mohave High School. We also respond to requests for assistance from the Mohave County Sheriff's Department, Fort Mohave and Mohave Valley Fire Departments, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Davis Dam Park, Fort Mohave Indian Tribe, Valley View Medical Center in Mohave Valley and any other agency requesting crisis intervention volunteers outside of City limits. The Bullhead City Prosecutor's Office/Victim Services Crisis Intervention Program has never turned away any requests for assistance, regardless of location or situation. We have well-trained, dedicated volunteers who are true to Victim Services and providing direct victim services in the Bullhead City Community and beyond.
Childhelp Children's Center of Arizona
Colorado City Helpline
Colorado City Helpline: 1-866-972-3399
Childhelp® National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD®
The goal of the Colorado City Helpline is to assist victims of all types of abuse or family violence (including forced polygamist marriage of minors) to gain a measure of safety and security.
The Childhelp® National Child Abuse Hotline, (1-800-4-A-CHILD®) is a service that has been available 24 hours per day since its inception in 1982. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, Canada, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam, the hotline is staffed 24 hours per day by professional bachelor's and masters level crisis counselors who utilize a database of thousands of national and regional resources. Since 1982, more than 3.5 million calls have been received from children in the midst of abuse, troubled parents, individuals concerned that abuse is occurring, and others requesting child abuse information. It is a valuable resource for professionals, including school nurses, teachers, counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatric dentists, and fire investigators - people who need to make referrals to agencies. Communication in 140 languages is available through state-of-the-art technology that also makes possible three-way conversations with the counselor, the caller, and the nearest assistance.
The D.O.V.E. Center
Hotline: (435) 628-0458
Phone: (435) 628-1204
The D.O.V.E Center provides services to all victims of domestic violence and sexual assault/rape regardless of economic status, culture, race, religion, or ethnicity. The Dove Center's victim service program provides crisis intervention and services to residents living along the Arizona Strip/Mohave County. This includes Colorado City, Centenial Park, Littlefield, and Beaver Dam. Services offered: safe shelter, 24-hour hotline and mobile crisis response team, individual crisis counseling and case management for domestic violence/rape, domestic violence support groups, parenting intervention program, court advocacy/victim compensation assistance and community education and outreach. Victims can contact the Dove Center through law enforcement or the numbers listed above.
H.A.V.E.N. Family Resource Center
Phone: (928) 505-3153
Located in Lake Havasu City, Haven Family Resource Center is a non-profit family advocacy center that provides services to victims and family members of child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, elder abuse, suicide, and homicide in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies, Child Protective Services, and other local social service agencies. Victim services include confidential medical exams, forensic interviews, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, crisis counseling, and support groups.
HAVEN offers a child friendly atmosphere with a playroom, private medical exam room and comfortable interview rooms. Emergency needs such as personal hygiene items, clothing, and food are provided.
24-hour Crisis Line: 1-800-347-7135 or (928) 855-8877
Office Phone: (928) 453-5800
Interagency Council began in 1983 as a network for all volunteer social services in the Lake Havasu City area. It has since grown into an agency with 36 staff that provides a variety of services through 26 different programs to individuals in Mohave County and on a limited basis in La Paz County. Interagency Council’s victim service program was established in 1986. We provide services to (1) adult victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, assault, child molestation, and elder abuse; and (2) child victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and domestic violence. Services offered that are directly related to victims include: crisis hotline, response and intervention (24 hours a day/7 days a week); individual and group counseling and support work by certified counselors; lay legal and court advocacy and referrals to free legal services; victim compensation assistance; emergency shelter beds for women and children; long-term transitional housing; and personal advocacy. Other Interagency Council services offered to victims include: financial assistance for rent, mortgages, utilities, and deposits; transportation assistance; community food bank; parenting classes; financial fitness classes; individual and group counseling for substance abuse issues and a relapse prevention program; Healthy Families Arizona; respite care for elderly victims with dementia; Big Brothers Big Sisters; Holiday Adopt a Family; and referral information to other agencies’ services. Victims can contact Interagency Council 24 hours a day through the Crisis Line (1-800-347-7135 or 928-855-8877), or through the Police Department, Sheriff's Department, Bureau of Land Management Law Enforcement, or the State Parks Law Enforcement. The office, located at 1940 Mesquite Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403, is open 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
Kingman Aid to Abused People
24-hour Crisis Line: (928) 753-4242
Shelter: (928) 753-7721
Administrative Office: (928) 753-6222
Kingman Aid to Abused People, Inc. (KAAP) is a nonprofit community domestic violence shelter which has operated in Kingman, Arizona since 1985. KAAP’s service area covers a harsh region of northwestern Arizona, which includes 12,500 square miles of isolated small towns and a sparse rural population and covers parts of two counties (Mohave County and the far western section of Yavapai County), and the Hualapai and Havasupai Indian Reservations. We serve a diverse population of domestic violence victims and their minor children from and throughout this isolated region.
Since its inception, KAAP’s services for victims of domestic violence have become multi-faceted and grown to include: a 30 bed licensed emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, a residential program, crisis counseling, legal advocacy, community support group, case management, an extensive children’s program and community victim advocacy outreach office.
Lake Havasu City Attorney's Office - Victim Assistance Program
Phone: (928) 854-4388
The Lake Havasu City Victim Assistance Program is located in the Lake Havasu City Attorney’s Office in the City Hall Building. City Hall is located at 2330 McCulloch Blvd. N., Lake Havasu City, AZ. The program is staffed by one full time victim advocate and specially-trained volunteer victim advocates. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, (volunteers are utilized during weekends and holidays).
Our Victim Assistance Program has been in existence since July of 2001 serving victims of misdemeanor crimes that occur within the Lake Havasu City limits. Lake Havasu City’s current population is approximately 52,000 as of February 2009. Our Victim Assistance Program provides hundreds of services annually to promote and facilitate justice and healing for Lake Havasu crime victims.
These services include:
- Advising victims regarding their constitutional and statutory rights and the process of the criminal justice system
- Accompany victims to attorney interviews and various court hearings, or appear on their behalf
- Act as a liaison between the victim and prosecutor throughout the case
- Guidance and assistance in the completion and submission of the Victim Impact Statement
- Assistance with filing restitution claims for compensation
- Assistance with filing claims with the Victim’s Compensation Fund
- Assistance with obtaining Orders of Protection or Injunctions Against Harassment
- Providing community social service referrals and advocacy in dealing with other agencies
- Collaborating with local agencies to ensure victims are receiving the services they need
Mohave County Attorney Victim/Witness Program
Phone: (928) 718-4967
Phone: (928) 753-0719
Colorado City Office: (928) 875-8480
The Mohave County Attorney Victim/Witness Program was established in 1990 and provides assistance to all crime victims in Mohave County by offering crisis intervention services, crisis counseling both in person and on the phone, information and referral, emergency financial assistance, emergency legal advocacy, personal advocacy, criminal justice support and advocacy and information about and assistance in filing for Crime Victim Compensation and Victims’ Rights Notification.
Victims are referred to the Mohave County Attorney Victim/Witness Program by local law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, courts, medical professionals, local domestic violence shelters, and other agencies assisting crime victims.
The Mohave County Attorney Victim/Witness Program provides Victims’ Rights Notification to all victims of felony crimes in Mohave County and misdemeanor crimes committed outside the city limits of Bullhead City, Kingman and Lake Havasu City.