Court Services

Monroe County Victim Assistance Program

Contact Teresa Deckard (Victims' Assistance Director)
Phone 812-349-2893
Email vap [at] monroe [dot] in [dot] us
Address Victim Assistance Program - Office of the Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney
301 N. College Avenue, Room 211
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hours M-F 8:00a - 4:00p Closed on all Federal Holidays
Description The program assist victims of crime, provides victims with an application for the Violent Crime Compensation Fund for outstanding medical bills along with referrals to counseling services and notifies victims of court dates and answers questions a victim may have about the criminal justice system.

Monroe County Public Restitution Program

Phone 349-2000
Hours M-Th 7:00am - 7:00pm, Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm
Description Public Restitution was initiated in 1983 and maintains a volunteer labor source for nonprofit and government agencies. Probationers are referred to various agencies to complete Court ordered community service hours. The agency representative is responsible for supervision and documentation of hours worked by participants. More than forty agencies in the community are involved with the program. In 1997 a new user fee of $1 per each hour ordered was placed into effect to help cover expenses of operation. As of July 1, 2002 the fee was increased to $2 per hour.

Monroe County Probation Department

Phone (812) 349-2645
Hours Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 8am - 5pm; Tuesday, 8am - 6pm; Friday, 8am - 4pm
Description The mission of the Monroe County Probation Department is to promote a safer community by intervening in the lives of offenders, holding them accountable, and serving as a catalyst for positive change.
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