For Victims: Getting Started

At CalVCB, we work to reduce the impact of crime on victims’ lives. We reimburse crime-related expenses, connect victims with services and support, and do all we can to inform and empower victims.

Start down the path to recovery and healing today.

Supporting the Supporters

CalVCB values the support of its community partners in victim advocacy and victim services, and is dedicated to providing the tools and resources they need in order to help victims recover, heal, and thrive.

Forced or Involuntary Sterilization Compensation Program Annual Report

Many people who lived in state-run hospitals, homes and institutions through 1979 were sterilized, leaving them unable to have biological children. Additionally, many people who were in custody of a state prison or other correctional facility after 1979 were forcibly or involuntarily sterilized. If you were a victim, apply here.

The Forced or Involuntary Sterilization Compensation Program financially compensates survivors of state-sponsored sterilization.

CalVCB began accepting applications for compensation on Jan. 1, 2022, and will continue accepting them through Dec. 31, 2023. Statute requires that CalVCB annually submit a report to the Legislature, including information about applications received, the demographics of claimants and outreach activities.

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