US Attorney's Office

555 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20530
Accepts medicaid


Victim/Witness Specialist

Location(s) of the organization

Type of Organization


Specialized Competency

  • Human Sex Trafficking
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Women with Children
The US Attorney's Office handles all criminal offenses in the DC jurisdiction and can assist victims of various types of crime.

Target Populations and Restrictions

Populations Served

Domestic, Foreign

Language Capabilites

English Chinese: Mandarin Korean Spanish

Target Populations


  • Serve all genders


  • Serve all genders

Service Restrictions

Other: Serve youth if victims of crime with permission from parents/guardians.

Direct Victim Services

Basic Necessities

  • Emergency/Crisis response


  • Unpaid internships

Mental/Behavioral Health Services

  • Emotional/moral support / Supportive counseling

Other Services

Referrals can be made for many of these basic necessities. The Victim Witness Assistance Unit has a Witness Security Unit that assists with addressing immediate safety concerns. Referrals can be made for each of these services depending on the victims' needs. Victim/Witness Advocates often serve as emotional support (including homicide cases) during the life of the case. Oftentimes, Advocates attend court hearings with victims/witnesses and extended family members. Referrals and resources can be provided depending on needs.