Victim/Witness Assistance Division

The Victim/Witness Assistance Division provides assistance and information to victims of crime and referrals to other quality support services offered in Trumbull County. Advocates are available twenty-four hours a day to assist victims of crimes such as domestic violence, stalking, assault, sexual abuse, child abuse, drunk driving, and survivors of homicide victims. These services are available to all residents of Trumbull County, or anyone who becomes the victim of a violent crime in Trumbull County.

This Division's trained advocates are available to lend immediate support to victims of violent crime, to accompany them to court appearances, and parole board hearings, to assist in preparing victim impact statements, to provide information and guidance concerning the criminal justice system, make referral to appropriate social service agencies and counselors, provide information concerning payment of medical bills from the Ohio Victim's Compensation Fund, and to notify victims and witnesses concerning important hearing dates and the status or outcome of criminal cases in which they are involved.

The Division also provides assistance through VINE which is a free, anonymous, computer-based service that provides victims of crime two important services: information and notification.

The Victim/Witness Division is located on the second floor of the Trumbull County Courthouse, in Courthouse Square, Downtown Warren, Ohio. The office can be contacted at (330)-675-2551.

This Division is staffed by 3 victim/witness advocates.

MaryJo Hoso

Administrative Assistant and Victim Witness Advocate

Carly Dean

Victim/Witness Advocate

Ronna Maloney

Juvenile Victim/Witness Advocate

                

Other Contacts:
Rape Crisis
M.A.D.D.
Parents of Murdered Children
Someplace Safe

Links:
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections - Office of Victim Services