Call Us at: 954-765-8950 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Call Us at: 954-765-8950 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Victims of Crime

Areas of Legal Service

Victims of Crime (VOCA)

Legal Aid Service of Broward County provides free civil legal services to eligible residents of Broward County who are victims of crime. We provide holistic legal services to victims of eligible non-intimate partner crimes such as:

  • Abuse or neglect (child or adult)
  • Abandonment or neglect
  • Aggravated assault and battery
  • Arson, burglary, robbery, theft, larceny
  • Crime victim facing eviction/foreclosure, unlawful detainer action
  • Child victims of abuse, bullying
  • Financial crimes
  • Forcible sexual offense and rape
  • Hate crimes, mass violence
  • Homicide
  • Human trafficking (sex and labor)
  • Identity theft, fraud, scams
  • Child or adult sexual assault
  • Restraining orders for the protection against stalking, repeat violence, sexual violence, and domestic violence

Eligibility

  • Broward County resident (or when crime occurred in Broward)
  • Victim of a crime
  • For case eligibility questions call 954.736.2418

Intake

*Note: because of Covid-19 our offices are closed for walk-ins, please call 954.736.2418 for assistance

  • Clients are assisted by appointment only
  • For assistance or to schedule an appointment call 954.736.2418
  • You can also contact us via email at lasvoca@legalaid.org
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