For Victims


What SOVA pays for:

Based upon elibility and the individual needs of the crime victim, SOVA is authorized to provide up to a total of $15,000 for the following:

  • Medical and dental services
  • Counseling services
  • Lost wages/loss of support
  • Funeral expenses

What SOVA does not pay for:

  • Property damage
  • Property replacement costs
  • Non-criminal related traffic offenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Relocation expenses

Please remember that SOVA is the payer of last resort. Crime victims must utilize private insurance, Medicaid, or other third party payers before requesting SOVA reimbursement for services.