Stalking Defined

Stalking behaviors may include:

Stalking has a direct effect on victims mental health, and if not addressed can lead to physical violence. Victims may feel guilt, embarrassment, depression, anxiety, fear and more.

Statistics and Facts1

Effects of Stalking on Victims2

Get Help

If you or someone you know is a victim of stalking, there are resources available to help:

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) is available to assist eligible victims with crime-related expenses. Victims of stalking can apply for CalVCB assistance in four ways:

When submitting a completed application, include one or more of the following forms of documentation if you have it available:

Other Resources

National Stalking Awareness Month Homepage
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