A Victim Advocate may be called to the scene by law enforcement to assist victims of crime and/or their families, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Victim Advocates respond to meet the immediate needs of the victim and their family. The Victim Advocate staff works closely with local social service agencies to secure the services necessary to alleviate the physical, emotional and financial impact of crime. Contact the ECSO Victim Services for information on additional resources within the community.

ECSO Victim’s Services may be reached at (850) 436-9598

Marcy’s Law Victim Rights Handout

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The Florida Attorney General’s Division of Victim Services not only serves as an advocate for crime victims and victims’ rights, it also administers a compensation program to ensure financial assistance for innocent victims of crime. ECSO Victim Advocate can assist with completion of the financial assistance packet.

Favorhouse — If someone you know is suffering from domestic violence, we can help. FavorHouse of Northwest Florida, Inc. is a domestic violence center serving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.
FavorHouse shelters and crisis lines are staffed 24 hours a day, year round. Victims, their families
and those who are assisting them may call for help at any time. Call (850) 434-6600 Local Hotline Anonymous and Confidential Help 24/7

Gulf Coast Kid’s House
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
Department of Children and Families Florida  Abuse Hotline 1 (800) 962-2873