Victim Witness Services is one of ten agencies in the nation to receive special funding in 2010 through the Office for Victims of Crime to establish a Public Awareness and Outreach Campaign for Child Maltreatment Victims in Underserved Communities.
Victim/Witness Services (VWS) for Coconino County has been a leader in victims’ rights and advocacy for over 26 years. Child maltreatment includes physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Research demonstrates that children who are exposed to violence can suffer devastating long term effects.
Advocate for child maltreatment victims
Provide public awareness & outreach
Build new & established collaborating partnerships
Promote awareness of resources & services
View our Resource Guide 2011.
For information on the Department of Justice visit the Defending Childhood Program.