Teddy Bear Rooms 

CVUCF has been creating “teddy bear” rooms in District Attorneys’ and Child Protective Services’ offices throughout California — giving young victims and children of victims a safe haven during the long and often painful criminal justice process.


Change of Venue 

CVUCF is the only group to offer financial assistance to victims’ families who must travel to other parts of the state, due to a change of venue, to attend criminal proceedings for a murdered loved one. To apply for financial assistance, please contact us at



CVUCF provides annual scholarships to victims of crime, including The Catina Rose Scholarship assists young victims or victims’ children in fulfilling their educational dreams, and The Protect Scholarship which rewards young people who are directing their energies in positive ways. Scholarship Criteria and Application