A list of resources for victims of hate crimes and their families.
Pima County Attorney’s Office Victim Services Division
Description: Mobile crisis unit provides 24-hour on-site crisis intervention for victims and witnesses of crime at the request of law enforcement. Court advocates inform victims of their rights and offer ongoing information about the progress of their criminal cases. Accepts and distributes funds to assist victims of crime in Pima County with medical costs, counseling, lost wages, funeral expenses, and crime scene clean-up. Also debriefs groups of people who have been affected by a crisis or disaster.
32 N Stone Ave Ste 1400
Tucson, AZ 85701-1416
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm administration; 24 hours on-call through law enforcement
United States Attorney’s Office – District of Arizona
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona serves all victims of federal crime within Arizona. Our office is committed to ensuring that the rights of victims are protected. Our Victim Witness staff is available to help all victims of crimes and to ensure that questions and concerns of victims and witnesses are addressed and promptly answered. The Victim Witness program provides court notification and accompaniment to federal victims, crisis intervention and safety planning, referrals to local services, and explanation of the criminal justice process and victims’ rights.
405 W. Congress St., Suite 4800
Tucson, AZ 85701-5040
Hours: Office Open to Public: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 to 5:00 pm
Arizona Criminal Justice Commission Crime Victim Services and Victim Compensation
Description: Services include a Victim Compensation Program to compensate victims of crime for out-of-pocket expenses related to medical costs, funerals, counseling, and loss of wages, and a Victim Assistance program, providing grants to private nonprofit or government agencies that deliver direct services to crime victims through victim-witness programs, domestic violence shelters, sexual assault programs, advocacy, and counseling programs.
1110 W Washington St Ste 230
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2958
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Maricopa County Attorney Hate Crimes Hotline
Description: Accepts and investigates reports from people who believe they have been subjected to hate-related acts because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, or disability. Crimes in progress should be reported to local law enforcement by calling 9-1-1.
Eligibility: Maricopa County Residents
301 W Jefferson St Ste 800
Phoenix, AZ 85003-2143
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Arizona Attorney General’s Office of Victim Services
Description: Provides support, advocacy, victims’ rights information, and referrals for crime victims. Facilitates resolution of alleged victims’ rights violations through the Victims’ Rights Enforcement Program.
1275 W Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2926
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Walking In Balance Victim Services
Description: Provides victim services including violence education, empowerment groups for boys and girls, court advocacy and support, safety planning, child forensic interviewing, assistance with Orders of Protection and Restraining Orders, transportation to a safe house, financial assistance, and crisis services.
4730 W Calle Tetakusim
Tucson, AZ 85757-9118
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm administration; 24 hours on-call crisis services
FBI Civil Rights Program
Description: Conducts investigations of possible violations of federal civil rights laws, including investigations into violence and hate crimes by individuals and/or members of racist groups.
201 E Indianola Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012-2053
|Sierra Vista Address:
500 E Fry Blvd Ste M-16
Haymore Plaza Building
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635-1899
1 S Church Ave Ste 600
Tucson, AZ 85701-1621
5900 S Pulliam Dr
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-9565
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm administration
National Center for Victims of Crime
Description: Provides information on victims’ rights, the impact of crime, and the criminal and civil justice processes. Offers resources for victims, their families, and friends. Website provides extensive information for victims of hate crimes, stalking, dating violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, teen victims, and others.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am- 8:30pm Eastern Time
Wingspan Anti-Violence Programs
Description: Provides 24-hour crisis hotline for victims of violence. Includes support, advocacy, information and referrals. Offers extensive outreach and education to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of domestic violence, and victim/survivors of hate crimes, bias crimes and incidents, harassment, and sexual violence. Also provides confidential bi-weekly meeting for survivors of relationship or domestic violence, hate crimes, emotional abuse, stalking, sexual assault, harassment and other forms of violence; friends and family are encouraged to attend. Educational topics include effects of violence, identifying healthy support systems, the criminal justice system, and other related topics.
Eligibility: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and their straight allies who are victims of harassment and violence
430 E 7th St
Tucson, AZ 85705-8575
Hours: 24-hour crisis-line
Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA)
Description: Provides individual and group counseling for survivors of trauma and sexual violence, and their families.
Eligibility: Recent or past adult survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Must have no other means for mental health services.
1600 N Country Club Rd
Tucson, AZ 85716-3119
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm administration; Mon-Fri 7am-7pm counseling
Families United Against Hate (FUAH)
Description: Provides support, guidance, and assistance to families* and individuals dealing with incidents based on bias and to the people, organizations, and agencies who serve and support them. FUAH is a small grassroots nonprofit organization created, in collaboration with other individuals and organizations, by and for families and survivors of hate-motivated violence.
* We define family broadly to include biological, extended, and chosen family.
Southwest Fair Housing Council
Description: Provides housing-discrimination enforcement, landlord-tenant resources, fair housing education, outreach and training, anti-predatory lending, foreclosure resources, and financial education.
2030 E Broadway Blvd, Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85719
Hours: 8am – 5 pm, Mon.-Fri. (Can leave voice mail after hours)
International Rescue Committee in Tucson
Description: With the Tucson community, IRC Tucson seeks to provide opportunities for refugees to thrive in America. Established in 1997, IRC Tucson is a local office of the global organization and has helped over 2,000 refugees, asylees, and special immigrant visa holders to start new lives in Southern Arizona. Those served are from countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Somali, Congo, Burundi, Cuba, and many others. IRC Tucson provides resettlement assistance, employment and economic development, immigration services, mental health counseling, youth development, and health promotion.
3100 N Campbell Avenue, Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85719
Hours: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
Jewish Community Relations Council/Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona
Description: The Jewish Federation of Southern (JFSA) serves as the Jewish community’s coordinating body for fundraising, planning, and communal services. JFSA helps sustain and improve the lives of people in Southern Arizona, Israel, and around the world, wherever the needs are the greatest. Through a network of affiliated agencies, we help individuals and families, the old and the young, the unemployed, the homeless, the sick, the poor, and those who are persecuted or oppressed. JFSA’s Jewish Community Relations Council is its public affairs and social justice arm, responsible in part for working to connect victims of hate crimes to appropriate resources.
3822 E River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8 AM-5 PM, Fri 8 AM – 3:30 PM
Stalking Resource Center
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, National Advocacy of Local LGBT Communities
Website: www.ncavp.org [links to local programs]
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) [24/7 hotline]
National Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: 1-800-656-4673 [24/7 hotline]
Website: www.rainn.org [online hotline]
The Trevor Project – Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth