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Court Support Services

All services are free and confidential.

Safe Futures victim advocates are the only people who can ensure total confidentiality within the court.

Criminal Court Family Violence Victim Advocate

The criminal family violence victim advocate works with you from the time of arrest through the arraignment and court process to:

  • Provide a risk and lethality assessment
  • Advocate for protective orders
  • Ensure your rights as a victim
  • Prepare victim impact statements
  • Counseling and referrals

Contact the family violence victim advocate:

New London Criminal Court
112 Broad Street, Second Floor
New London, Connecticut 06320
Phone: 860-443-3959 Extension 4051 or 4052
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Norwich Criminal Court
1 Courthouse Square, First Floor
Norwich, Connecticut 06360
Phone: 860-889-2271 Extension 5038
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Civil Court Family Violence Victim Advocate

The civil family violence victim advocate works with you to navigate the court process including:

  • Applying for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) from abuse
  • Attend TRO hearings as your advocate
  • Assist you with domestic violence-related court paperwork regarding custody, visitation, and financial assistance
  • Counseling and referrals