Victim Services

Below is information and forms to help victims navigate the criminal justice system, including their constitutional rights, victim impact statement forms and injury compensation applications.


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Anderson County Family Justice Center (ACFJC)
301 Broadway Avenue, Suite 100
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
(865) 298-3129

• Free and confidential
• Helps victims of elder abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, and child
• Does not require an appointment
• Offers a safe space to talk with an advocate and/or counselor
• Offers safety planning
• Provides a location to talk with a police officer in a quiet and secure setting
• Assists in finding emergency shelter
• Provides a location to meet with a prosecutor
• Provides referrals to other agencies
• Assists in finding transportation
• Helps with Orders of Protections
• Helps with resume writing
• Provides victims with a safe space where they can begin to heal from their trauma

Child Advocacy Center (CAC)
752 N. Main Street
Clinton, Tennessee 37716
(865) 463-2740

The Child Advocacy Center of Anderson County, Tennessee, Inc., a tax exempt 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization was established to meet this need. The Child Advocacy Center is governed by a volunteer board of community members, with priority given to those who have a passion for helping abused child(ren).

Services provided are:

• Child victims of physical and sexual abuse
• Child witnesses of violent crime
• Non offending family member and caregivers
• The community at large through education and prevention efforts


Criminal Injuries Compensation (CIC)

Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund was established as a fund of last resort to financially assist innocent victims of a violent crime in Tennessee that results in personal injury. In the case of death, dependent relatives may be eligible for compensation. Victims and claimants who meet eligibility requirements may be reimbursed for medical expenses, loss of wages, and other unforeseen costs related to the crime.

To fill out an application for compensation, go to the following website:

Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee (SACET)

The Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee (SACET) was founded in 1973 as the Knoxville Rape Crisis Center and remains one of two comprehensive community sexual assault agencies in the state of Tennessee; serving 16 counties. SACET provides victims of sexual assault with the support, information and resources needed throughout the recovery process. Advocates work to ensure that survivors’ legal rights are protected, while also empowering them. Clients of SACET receive support every step of the way from the time of crisis to their journey of healing.

Coming To Court

Victim Services Staff

Amanda Owen

Domestic Violence Assistant Victim/Witness Coordinator
General Sessions Court and Criminal Court

Kaitlyn Norris

Assistant Victim/Witness Coordinator
General Sessions Courts and Criminal Court

Katherine Sellers

Victim/Witness Coordinator
(Criminal Court)


Certified Facility Dog

Megan Teasley

Criminal Secretary
General Sessions Court Division I (Clinton)

Stephanie Mojica

Criminal Secretary
General Sessions Court Division II (Oak Ridge)