Sexual Violence

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You may be eligible for financial assistance for:

 ■ Medical Care

 ■ Lost Income

 ■ Mental health services

 ■ Relocation

 ■ Other expenses related to injuries as a result of the crime

 Contact your local certified rape crisis center for more information.

 This project was supported by Grant

No. 2014-WF-AX-0007  awarded by

the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations  expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence



Victim Compensation



Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Sexual Offender/ Predator Unit

1-888-357-7332; 1-850-410-8572

For TTY Accessibility: 1-877-414-7234



Florida Department of Corrections Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE)



Florida Abuse Hotline



Local Rape Crisis Center

Domestic/rape crisis shelter & 24 hr hotline                                                            622-8495

Ocala Police Department Victim Advocates 

Donna Guinn                                   369-7139

 Crystal Blanton                 369-7134




Your Rights and Services


 If you are the victim of a sexual crime, you have certain rights. Supportive services are also available to you free of charge regardless of whether or not you continue with the criminal justice process.


Call 1-888-956-7273 to be referred to local services.