Victim Compensation - Yuma County Sheriff's Department

Yuma County Sheriff's Department

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United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of ServiceAllows victims of "compensable crimes" to apply for compensation. A compensable crime is defined as any intentional, knowing, reckless, or criminally negligent act, and any drunk or impaired driving, which results in residential property damage, bodily injury or death of another person.

Compensation covers:
- Mental health counseling
- Reasonable medical and hospital expenses
- Outpatient care
- Homemaker and home health services
- Burial services
- Loss of support to dependents
- Loss of wages
- Repair or replacement of damaged residential property, such as windows, doors and locks
- Insurance deductibles on residential property
- Any modification, repair or replacement to a residence that is necessary for victim safety, such as windows, doors and locks
- Eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, or prosthetic devices
LocationYuma County
Geographical AreaYuma County
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureReport the crime to law enforcement within 72 hours and apply for compensation within 12 months of the loss or injury.
Helpful TipsCompensation does not cover:
- Pain and suffering claims
- Non-residential property claims
- Aggregate damages in excess of $20,000.00
- Aggregate damages of less than $25.00
- The injury or death resulting totally or in part from the victim’s own wrongdoing or contributory behavior
Client Information
EligibilityVictims of compensable crimes
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Office Hours)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 332-4805
Physical Site Address 1 310 Ash St
Physical Site Address 2 Ste G
Physical Site City, State, Zip Yuma, CO 80759
Main Phone (970) 332-4805
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Yuma County Sheriff's Department
Affiliated Program: Yuma County Sheriff's Department
This Service: Victim Compensation - Yuma County Sheriff's Department
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Crime Victim Compensation (FN-1900.1500)