If you are a victim that has been left behind, overly referred, ignored or denied services by a domestic violence agency or shelter, please file a formal complaint with your Attorney General’s office and local public officials using this template letter.
(replace what is in RED with what is pertinent to YOUR situation)
As a victim of domestic violence, I would like to file a formal complaint about the following Victim Service Providers in XXX County and STATE:
Grace Smith Shelter
Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
I have reached out to the above agencies in need of services and these agencies could not provide assistance with the following:
Pro bono attorney assistance and legal advice
I would like to request that immediate attention is given to this issue and the agencies above investigated. I am in need and my ability to obtain assistance is vital.
I would be happy to provide you and your office with any documentation that you will need in order for this issue to be addressed.
YOUR NAME & CONTACT INFORMATION
Labels: assistance, blame the victim, dv reform, dv run around, pro bono