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Crime Victim Advocacy Program
The Battle Ground Police Department is proud to partner with Lutheran Community Services Crime Victim Advocacy Program, with the goal of providing victim advocacy services to Battle Ground community members who have been hurt by crime.  These services are confidential, victim-centered and are available to community members without any cost.  There is also access to interpreters of most languages 24 hours a day.

Advocacy services include guidance on filling out forms and filing for crime victim compensation, the ability to attend court proceedings, cultural and legal advocacy, safety planning, and community education and support to secondary victims/survivors.  

It is the mission of advocacy program to work in a restorative manner within the community to help stabilize victims of crime though empowerment, education and support in order to help people move forward with their lives in a positive and healthy way.  Crimes include: Arson, Assault, Burglary, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, Fraud, Identity Theft, Kidnapping, Missing Persons, Hate and Bias Crimes, Gang Violence, Human Trafficking, Drunk or Drugged Driving and Homicide and others.

Onsite Advocate Hours & Contact Information
Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCSNW) 
has an onsite advocate at the Battle Ground Police station located at 507 SW 1st St. each Tuesday and Friday from 10 am to noon.  Crime victims can reach a victim advocate during these hours by calling 360-342-5235.

Victims can also contact the main LCSNW office in Vancouver at 360-694-5624, during normal business hours, or the 24-hour crisis line at 888-425-1176.  

Requests for service can also be sent by email to .

Learn more about the victim advocacy program services at at Lutheran Community Services Northwest Crime Victim Advocacy.