Victim Advocate

Hand Holding a Small PlantThe Vernal Victim Advocate Program (VVAP) is housed in the Vernal City Hall building.


Our mission is to provide victims of violence in Vernal City and Uintah County with resources and assistance to eliminate physical, psychological and sexual abuse as well as stop the inter-generational cycle of family violence.

The VVAP uses a staff of employees and volunteers who provide:

  • 24 hour crisis intervention services for domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Advocacy support
  • Assistance in completing paperwork for protective orders and civil stalking injunctions
  • Community resource information
  • Education regarding cycles of violence
  • Help to create a safety plan
  • Information of victim's rights
  • Justice court victim support