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    Victim Assistance Coordinator


    Lori Clarida, LMSW
    Victim Assistance Coordinator

    200 Taylor Street - 7th Floor
    Fort Worth, TX 76196

    The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Victim Assistance Coordinator is responsible for providing all victims of violent crimes with support from the time of initial victimization until the case is turned over to the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office. In addition to assisting victims throughout the criminal justice system, the Coordinator also provides referrals to local social service agencies to meet the emotional and physical needs of the victim.  Other services to victims include, but are not limited to, accompaniment to the hospital, assistance in relocating to a shelter and coordinating with other law enforcement agencies and social service agencies whenever necessary.

    Victims are also given information about the Crime Victims’ Compensation program offered through the Texas Attorney General’s Office.  Crime Victims' Compensation is a financial assistance program that helps eligible victims of crime with certain expenses related to the crime.

    Money for this program comes from court costs paid by criminals and deposited by each Texas county into the Crime Victims' Compensation Fund.

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    Additional Resources

    All Emergencies


    Victim Information Notification Everyday 877-894-8463

    Information and Referral

    Hotlines (24 hours)
    SafeHaven Hotline 877-701-7233
    Alliance for Children 817-335-7172
    One Safe Place
    The Women's Center and Rape Crisis Hotline 817-927-2737
    Child/Adult Protective Services 800-252-5400
    Texas Youth Hotline 800-210-2278
    Runaway Hotline 888-580-HELP (4357)
    Suicide and Crisis Center
    Tarrant County MHMR 817-335-3022
    National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) 877-MADD-HELP
    Non-Emergency Telephone Numbers
    SafeHaven Counseling Center Fort Worth 817-536-5496
    Arlington    817-548-0583
    Disabled Crime Victim Assistance, INC. 817-338-0220
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) 817-810-9300
    Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services
    Alcoholics Anonymous 817-332-3533
    Area Agency on Aging 817-258-8081
    Catholic Charities 817-534-0814
    Crime Victims' Compensation 800-983-9933
    Legal Information
    Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
    Family Violence Legal Line
    800-374-HOPE (4673)
    General Legal Line 800-777-3247
    Lawyer Referral Service 817-336-4101