Victims Assistance Grant Application


To begin the process to apply for assistance, please complete the initial Victims Assistance Grant Application.

The application will ask general questions such as

  • Your Contact Information
  • Date of theft
  • Theft location
  • Recovery location (if applicable)

Then the application will request documents such as:

  • Drivers license
  • Valid vehicle registration at time of theft
  • Insurance declaration page
  • A copy of the police report
  • Any applicable documents you feel may be helpful for assistance

If you are looking to speak with a victim’s advocate their contact information is available Here. Your regional Victims Advocate will either be able to assist you or direct you towards a local Victims Advocate in the participating program. The loss cannot have occurred prior to July 1, 2023 to qualify for this assistance.

Victims support services may include assistance to victims of catalytic converter theft and/or motor vehicle theft. Funding for victims support is on a first come, first serve basis, as qualified. Funding is limited.  Victims may receive assistance in the form of:

  • Alternative transportation methods
  • Storage and tow fees
  • Vehicle cleaning
  • Reimbursement of limited repairs
  • Possible other assistance

For more information on the Brighton Office of Victim Assistance CATPA initiative, Click Here

Cutaway diagram of a catalytic converter

In regards to the Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022 to June 30th, 2023) Catalytic Converter  assistance program, everyone who submitted an application should have received a response via the email provided on the application. Those who did not provide an email or the email bounced back can expect a phone call to inform you of your application status. If you submitted an application but have not heard back please contact immediately