New website offers resources for victims of crime across Utah
SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Office for Victims of Crime has launched a new program to help people find the resources they need to get back on their feet.
The Concern Center website is a directory of over 200 resources to help victims of crime in Utah obtain information about a situation they may be facing.
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Many victims of crime may not know where to go for help, but they know they have a problem. For example, a person may not know that they are a victim of domestic violence, they just know that their partner is in control.
“They can really just grab their concern,” said Tallie Viteri, assistant director and grants administrator at the Utah Office for Victims of Crime. “They don’t have to type in a specific service or a certain program and then it will come up with many different categories that they can click and connect to programs in their search area that help solve those specific problems.”
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The program started about a month ago with resources listed in all 29 counties.
Some of the issues it helps solve include domestic violence, rent assistance, anger management, paying bills, and whatever else victims of crime may encounter.
To access this information, visit this site and click on victims’ rights and resources.