Skip to contents

Eligible Persons

Persons eligible to receive to receive compensation include victims who suffer bodily injury, emotional harm or death as a result of violent crime.

This includes:

  • U.S. residents who become victims of crime in Texas and Texas residents who become victims of crime in a state or country without a compensation program.
  • Dependents and/or family members of those victims and people who legally or voluntarily assume expenses related to the crime.
  • Peace officers, firefighters, and other individuals whose employment includes the duty to protect the public.