The Indiana Code defines a violent crime as a felony or Class A misdemeanor that results in bodily injury or death to the victim. Persons eligible for assistance from this fund include:
- An innocent victim of a violent crime including a crash caused by a drunk driver.
- A surviving spouse, dependent child or other legal dependent of an innocent victim who has been killed as a result of a violent crime including a crash caused by a drunk driver.
- A person who is injured or killed trying to prevent a violent crime or giving aid to a law enforcement officer.
- Outpatient mental health counseling for sex crime victims or the immediate family members of a victim.