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State Victims Program Leaders Applaud New Law Increasing Benefits to California Victims of Violent Crime 10/7/15

A new law signed today by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will provide new tools for the California Victims Compensation Program (CalVCP) to help more victims of violent crime in California.

Procedure Update

Silence Hides Violence: Be a Voice. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

State's Victim Compensation Program Launches Sock Drive and Public Awareness Effort to Benefit Survivors of Domestic Violence 10/2/15

The California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) is launching a “Socks for Survivors” donation drive in the Sacramento region along with a public awareness campaign during the month of October.

Procedure Update

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CalVCP Updates Billing Procedures 9/30/15

CalVCP will transition to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10 codes for inpatient services and medical diagnoses on October 1, 2015. To ease the transition, CalVCP will accept both the ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes until December 31, 2015.


Office for Victims of Crime: Justice for Victims, Justice for All

Victim Compensation Program Initiative Grant Reports 9/22/15

CalVCP has issued several reports funded by a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime in the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs to identify underserved victims of crime in California, determine their unmet needs and barriers to services, and implement program improvements to address those gaps..

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Going Beyond Awareness to Understanding — In October, the Golden State Turns Purple 10/5/15

By Jessica Merrill, Communications & Development Manager at the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

You’ve probably heard this familiar statistic: one in four women has experienced domestic violence. But what knowledge should you know to truly understand what survivors go through?

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