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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


Sexual Battery- 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.


Printable Documents:
Sexual Battery - English
Sexual Battery - Spanish


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