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Informational Videos

These videos provide information on OVS services, victim compensation, understanding the adult criminal court process, and orders of protection.


 Introduction to the Connecticut Office of Victim Services (3:08) - watch this video to learn about OVS services and programs.

 Understanding the Connecticut Criminal Court (9:07) - watch this video to learn what happens during the adult criminal court process.

 Connecticut Family Restraining Orders and Civil Orders of Protection (5:13) - watch this video to understand the differences between restraining orders and civil protection orders.

 Connecticut Family Restraining Orders (5:50) - watch this video to learn who is eligible and how to apply for a family restraining order.

 Connecticut Civil Protection Orders (5:26) - watch this video to learn who is eligible and how to apply for a civil protection order.

 Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: Eligibility (6:00) - watch this video to learn who may be eligible for victim compensation.

 Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: Benefits (4:48) - watch this video to learn about the benefits the Victim Compensation Program offers.

 Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: How to Apply (3:05) � watch this video to learn how to apply for victim compensation.

 Connecticut Victim Compensation Program: Process (7:05) � watch this video to understand the Victim Compensation Program process.