If your loved one was murdered:
- You can apply to VVF for grief counseling as the spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling, or child of a homicide victim. This benefit is capped at $3,500 per person.
- Dependents of homicide victim are entitled to receive support from VFF. Social Security Death Benefits would be applied first, with VVF supplementing those benefits.
- You can claim benefits under the Fund on behalf of your child. This includes mileage to doctors, counselors, and court appearances, along with several other benefits.
- We can pay for some counseling sessions for you that specifically address parenting and care of a traumatized child.