Victim Services

Storey County Victim Services Unit
After-Hours Advocate: 775-745-7786

Recipient of The 2011 Alliance for Victims’ Rights, “Bringing Respect and Honor to Victims” Justice Award.

Mission
It is the mission of the Storey County Victim Services Unit to provide support and assistance to victims and witnesses of crime in a responsible and ethical manner. VSU Coordinator Debra Burns and our trained staff are here to help ease the victim’s journey through the court process. Our services include:
  • 24/7 Access
  • Assistance to victims in crisis situations
  • Assistance with restraining/temporary protective order applications
  • Court accompaniment
  • Referrals for counseling and/or financial assistance
  • Safety planning
  • Temporary and transitional shelter to victims of domestic violence