To serve victims in a compassionate, respectful manner and provide services that lessen the impact of the abuse or crime.
The Victim Services Center combines three programs to provide comprehensive services to victims in Gallatin County. Located in the Law and Justice Center, the center is a warm, caring environment where victims can be safe and receive the assistance needed. The center opened in October 2000 and is a joint effort of Gallatin County, the City of Bozeman, the private non-profit Network Against Sexual and Domestic Violence and the private, non-profit Gallatin County Guardian Ad Litem/CASA Program.
The center offers a child friendly interview room and a multi-purpose room that serves as a victim resource library and a witness waiting area. As a service to victims, a computer with internet access is readily available. A comprehensive listing of victim related internet sites is available in our library
The Victim Assistance Program assists victims of violent crime with the criminal justice process in the City of Bozeman and Gallatin County.
The Legal Advocate assists victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault through the civil justice system (primarily with orders of protection).
Guardians Ad Litem are volunteers appointed by the court to represent children in child abuse and neglect proceedings.