The Crime Victim Compensation Program was created by the Idaho
Legislature to assist victims of crime deal with the financial burdens placed on
victims of criminal conduct. The enacting legislation is located in
Title 72, Chapter 10, of the Idaho Code.
The program is administered by the Idaho Industrial Commission.
There are various rules that govern the distribution of funds, including
limitations on a victim's ability to receive compensation. These limitations are
set out in Idaho Code
To view important
information available from the
Industrial Commission, including
necessary forms and instructions, please
go to Industrial Commission's
Crime Victim web page. This site has
answers to such questions as:
Who may file a claim for financial assistance?
What are the conditions for eligibility?
What are the reimbursement expenses?
What expenses are not covered?
How do I file a claim for benefits?
How is the program funded?
What is restitution
How do I request restitution?
What happens after an application is filed?
Does the offender have to be convicted for the
victim to be eligible for comensation?
If the victim has an insurance policy, will the
program still cover the victim's expense?
If you have any additional questions
about the crime victim's compensation
fund, please contact the
Crime Victim's Compensation Program
by filling out the form on their web
site or e-mail your question or comment
to Vickie Rice at the prosecuting