Witness/victim assistance program

The witness/victim assistance program helps victims and witnesses of crimes by providing information and support throughout the court process. Victims and witnesses play an important role in the prosecuting of cases which may be frightening and frustrating. The witness/victim assistance program is here to make the experience easier for you. The services of the witness/victim assistance program are free.

Contact the Victim/Witness Assistance Program if...
You have questions about your role as a witness in a case;

You would like an explanation of court procedures or a tour of the courtroom prior to testifying;

You need someone to speak with your employer about your appearing as a witness without the loss of wages;

Your personal property is being held as evidence in a case;

You want assistance in filing for compensation under the Crime Victim's Compensation Act;

You need a referral to social service agencies that provide restitution, emergency financial, medical or psychological assistance to crime victims;

You would like someone to escort you to court or you have a transportation problem;

You are not receiving restitution payments that were ordered by the Court;

You have received crime related threats or harassment; and

You need information regarding the status of your case.

Important contact information
  • Montgomery County Sheriff's Department - 382-6900
  • Blacksburg Police Dept. - 961-1150
  • Christiansburg Police Dept. - 382-3131
  • Virginia Tech Police Dept. - 231-6411

Women's Resource Center

P.O. Box 306
Radford VA 24141
(540) 639-1123
Fax: (540) 639-1930

The witness/victim assistance program is funded by the Department of Criminal Justice Services.

County Courthouse
55 East Main St., Suite 2B
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-5705
Fax: (540) 381-6815
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Hours: Mon.-Fri.,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.