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Victim Services Division

Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse (TXCVC)

Texas Crime Victim ClearinghouseThe Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse (TxCVC) provides training and technical assistance to criminal justice and victim services professionals and direct services to crime victims. The goal of the TxCVC is to provide focus, leadership and coordination necessary to continue and improve services so that victims are afforded a full measure of justice and all possible assistance. The TxCVC was established and operated by the Governor’s Office in 1983 until its official transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Victim Services Division (VSD) in March 1996.

TxCVC Services:

  • Direct Services for Crime Victims
    • Information/Explanation of:
      • Post-Conviction Crime Victims’ Rights
      • Post-Conviction procedures, including parole review
    • Assistance with completing the:
      • Crime Victims’ Compensation (CVC) application
      • VIS form
    • Accompaniment services and support to:

TxCVC Contact Information:

TDCJ VSD
Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse
8712 Shoal Creek Blvd., Suite 265
Austin, TX 78757-1032
(800) 848-4284
Fax: (512) 452-0825
E-mail: tdcj.clearinghouse@tdcj.texas.gov