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611A.43 FUNCTIONS.

The centers shall:

(1) provide direct crisis intervention to crime victims;

(2) provide transportation for crime victims to assist them in obtaining necessary emergency services;

(3) investigate the availability of insurance or other financial resources available to the crime victims;

(4) refer crime victims to public or private agencies providing existing needed services;

(5) encourage the development of services which are not already being provided by existing agencies;

(6) coordinate the services which are already being provided by various agencies;

(7) facilitate the general education of crime victims about the criminal justice process;

(8) educate the public as to program availability;

(9) encourage educational programs which will serve to reduce victimization and which will diminish the extent of trauma where victimization occurs; and

(10) provide other appropriate services.