Victim Assistance Program

The Summit County Victim Assistance Program (SCVAP) exists to support victims and witnesses of all crimes. We provide assistance through the criminal justice process and offer education and referrals for services to support victims. Our goal is to maintain professional competence, contribute to and improve the system, and most importantly, protect victims' rights. The SCVAP is a division of the Summit County Attorney's Office. 

El Programa de Asistencia a las Víctimas del Condado de Summit Utah (SCVAP) existe para apoyar a las víctimas y testigos de todos los delitos. Proporcionamos asistancia a través del proceso de justicia penal y ofrecer educación y referencias para servicios de apoyo a las víctimas. Nuestro objetivo es mantener la competencia profesional, contribuir y mejorar el sistema y, lo que es más importante, proteger los derechos de las víctimas. El SCVAP es una división de la Oficina del Fiscal del Condado de Summit County.

Wendy Crossland
Victim Assistance Program Director & Vicitm Advocate
Wendy is an educator, former lawyer, and victim advocate with the Summit County Attorney’s office since 2019. Wendy and her family lived in Bogotá, Colombia for seven years and proudly became Colombian citizens before returning to the U.S. in 2017. She speaks Spanish and English. Learn more about Wendy here.

Director del Programa de Asistencia a las Víctimas y Defensor de las Víctimas Wendy es educadora, ex-abogada y defensora de las víctimas con la Oficina del Fiscal del Condado de Summit County. Wendy y su familia vivieron en Bogotá, Colombia durante siete años y orgullosamente se convirtieron en ciudadanos Colombianos antes de regresar a los EEUU en 2017. Habla español e inglés. Obtenga más información sobre Wendy aquí.

Jenni Serenbetz
Victim Advocate
Jenni joined the Summit County Attorney’s Office in 2022. She has worked in both system-based advocacy and marketing over the past decade. Learn more about Jenni here.

Lexi McNaughtan
Victim Services Coordinator
Lexi joined the Children’s Justice Center in 2022. She has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Family Services. Read more about Lexi here.

6300 Justice Center Road, Number 5
Park City, UT 84098
Office: (435) 615-3851
Fax: (435) 615-3852

Victim’s Bill of Rights
Victims and witnesses of crime have fundamental rights in the criminal justice process to ensure that all victims are treated with dignity, respect, courtesy, and sensitivity.
Utah Legislature and Constitution protects and honors victims’ rights. You can locate these rights in the Utah Constitution, Article 28 and in the Utah Criminal Code at 77-37, 77-38 and 77-38a. Read them here.

Additional Victim Resources
- Orders for Protection
- VINE (Victim Identification and Notification Everyday)
- Utah Legal Services
- Utah Office for Victims of Crime
- Child Protective Services

For additional information please refer to our community partners:
- Huntsman Mental Health Counseling
- Peace House
- Utah Rape Recovery Center