Victim / Witness Program

About the Program


The Colonial Heights Victim/Witness Assistance Program’s Director is Laure Hahn. Her office is located inside the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Please contact Laure Hahn at (804) 520-9258 if you have any questions. Some of the services offered, free of charge, are as follows:
  • Assistance in filing a claim with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund for reimbursement of medical bills, counseling, mileage, wage loss, etc.
  • Advanced notice of judicial proceedings and case status information.
  • Assistance in requesting and obtaining court ordered restitution for losses incurred as a result of the crime.
  • Scheduling a meeting with the prosecutor assigned to your case.
  • Escorts to court for support and courtroom explanations.
  • Assistance in filing for a Protective Order.
  • Notification if the defendant is released from jail.
  • Referrals to social services, counselors, support groups, legal aid, etc.
  • Placement in a shelter or safe house if needed.
  • Courtroom tours before the trial date.
  • You just need to talk to someone.

Important Phone Numbers

Victim/Witness Assistance Program (804) 520-9258
Commonwealth's Attorney's Office (804) 520-9293
Colonial Heights Police Non-Emergency (804) 520-9300
Emergency 911
Crime Solvers (804) 748-0660
Magistrate (804) 748-1410
Circuit Court (804) 520-9364
General District/Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court (804) 520-9346
Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Outreach Program
(The James House)
(804) 458-2840
Sheriff's Office (804) 520-9352
YWCA (Domestic Violence Shelter) (804) 796-3066
Legal Aid (804) 862-1100