Departments
Victim Witness Assistance Program

The goal of this program is to improve the treatment of victims and witnesses of crime by providing them with the assistance necessary to speed their recovery from a criminal act and to support and aid them as they move through the criminal justice process.

Services Provided Include:

  • General information about the criminal justice system.
  • Notification of court hearings and cancellation of hearings.
  • Information services relative to the availability of restitution, crime victims compensation, and witness fees.
  • Orientation to the courtroom.
  • Transportation and accompaniment to court, if necessary.
  • Employer intercession.
  • Information on protection available.
  • Referrals to public &/or private helping agencies.
  • Assistance in filing Crime Victims Compensation application


Williams County Courthouse, 2nd floor
205 East Broadway, PO Box 2047
Williston, ND 58802-2047

(701) 577-4577