Crime Victims Compensation Online Form
If you or a family member has been the victim of a crime, the Crime Victims Compensation Program (Program) may be able to help by reimbursing you for expenses you had because of the crime. You can apply for compensation for: medical, hospital, dental, counseling and transportation expenses, loss of earnings, accessibility, tuition loss, relocation costs, crime scene cleanup, replacement costs, replacement service loss, funeral and burial expenses, loss of support, and dependent replacement service loss.
To receive compensation, you (or your family member) must:
There are exceptions to the above requirements (especially if the victim is younger than 18 years old).
This program will not reimburse you for:
Please note: the overall maximum award shall not exceed $27,000, however monetary limits apply to most benefits.
Making a false statement in this claim form with an intent to mislead the Program is a criminal offense punishable as a misdemeanor under 740 ILCS 45/20 Ch. 70, par.90 (b).
Your cooperation with the Program and the submission of complete and accurate information will assist us in processing your claim in a timely manner. To file an online claim, you can fill out the Crime Victims Compensation Online Form.
Please keep the Program informed if you change your address or phone number. In order to process your claim, we must be able to contact you.
If you have any technical difficulties completing the application, please contact CVA@atg.state.il.us.
If you have a question while completing the application, please contact our office at 1-800-228-3368.