Henderson County Victims' advocate

How Our Victims' Advocate Helps You

Generally, a Victims' Advocate supports victims of crime. If you are the victim of a crime in Henderson County, our Victims' Advocate, Lynda Schreiner, can assist you with the following:

  • Advise you of your rights as a victim under Marsy's Law and pursuant to KRS 421.500
  • Provide information to you about the criminal justice process
  • Request your input to provide to prosecutors
  • Accompany you to a court proceeding
  • Listen to you and provide emotional support
  • Facilitate a meeting between you and a prosecutor in your case
  • Provide you with information about safety and protection
  • Assist with restitution and/or the Crime Victims Compensation Fund
  • Refer you to outside services provided by our Community Partners in the areas of counseling, domestic violence, substance abuse treatment, and others

Once you are identified as a victim of a crime committed in Henderson County, Lynda may reach out to you via mail, phone, or in person in court. All communications with the Victims' Advocate are confidential. She will set up a time to talk to you in person or over the phone, if necessary.


Lynda Schreiner, Victims' Advocate

Phone: 270-631-7242, ext. 1207

Email: victimsadvocate@hendersonky.us

By Appointment: 20 N. Main Street, Suite 201, Henderson, KY 42420

Mail: Henderson County Attorney's Office, P.O. Box 1316, Henderson, KY 42419-1316

In Court: Our Victims' Advocate attends most misdemeanor court sessions of Henderson District Court (Tuesdays and Thursdays) to consult with victims and provide input to prosecutors.