Office of Victim-Witness Advocacy

CRIME VICTIMS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY CERTAIN COSTS

CRIME VICTIMS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY CERTAIN COSTS (N.J.S.A. § 52:4B-36-2)

  1. A crime victim shall not be required to pay the maintenance, support, rehabilitation, or other costs arising from the imprisonment or commitment of a victimizer as a result of the crime; and

  2. A crime victim shall not be charged any fee otherwise prescribed by law or regulation to obtain copies of the victim's own records to which the victim is entitled to access as provided in section 1 of P.L.1995, c. 23 (N.J.S.A. § 47:1A-1.1) including, but not limited to, any law enforcement agency report, domestic violence offense report, and temporary or permanent restraining order.

Local Bergen County Resources for Victims of Crime

Bergen County Department of Health Services

HIV Testing and Counseling Center
120 South River Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 336-3350
www.co.bergen.nj.us

Bergen County Board of Social Services

218 Route 17 North
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
(201) 368-4200
www.bcbss.com

The Audrey Hepburn Children's House

12 2nd St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(551) 996-2271

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

190 Moore Street, Suite 100
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 487-2166
www.lsnj.org

Women's Rights Information Center

108 West Palisade Ave Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 568-1166
www.womensrights.org

Care Plus NJ, Inc.

610 Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 265-8200
www.careplusnj.org

Bergen's Promise

3 University Plaza Dr.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 712-1170 www.bergenspromise.org

Bergen County Courts