For Victims - Getting the help you need wherever you are.
For Advocates - Creating a national victim advocacy network
Crime occurs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Yet limited resources mean that in-person crime victim assistance may not be available when and where you need it. Or perhaps you prefer to remain anonymous and get help by connecting with a trained crime victim advocate online.
That is where we come in!
You can chat with a trained crime victim advocate who can:
answer your questions about crime victim rights
assist you in determining the next steps in recovering from crime
provide information and resources
educate about the criminal justice system and what you can expect
refer you to a crime victim advocate in your area if and when you are ready.
Not ready to chat with an advocate? Check out our FAQs and Links for a wealth of information!
EVAN brings crime victim advocates together to not only advocate for crime victims, but to improve the crime victim advocacy field.
EVAN believes that communication and training are essential to the growth and transformation of victim services. EVAN promotes this transformation by connecting advocates in a meaningful way that increases communication and learning in the field.
Advocates are encouraged to ask questions and share their challenges and successes with one another and as such, to improve the victim services as a whole. What an advocate learns in South Carolina may help another victim in Oregon.
EVAN is just getting started! We invite you to be part of this exciting new adventure! Sign up for our mailing list to stay up-to-date with current developments and ways to become involved. And don't worry - we think it is rude to sell or distribute someone's personal contact information. We keep yours private.
Transforming crime victim advocacy
While all of our advocates are highly trained and experienced, it is impossible to guarantee the accuracy of the information that you receive for your specific jurisdiction and situation. The advocates will provide you with information to the best of their abilities. Advocates are not attorneys and do not provide legal advice, although they can inform you about the criminal justice process and victim rights laws. Use of this website and any information you receive from advocates or other web members is meant for informational purposes only and use of any information provided is solely at your own risk.