The York-Poquoson Victim-Witness Assistance Program is located in the York-Poquoson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. It was established in 1986 and is partially funded by a grant from the Department of Criminal Justice Services.
The current director, Anika Virgin, has been with the program since 2002. The assistant director, Lori West, has been with the program since 2009. The program also has a new full-time victim advocate position as well as a part-time program assistant position that were recently filled. Victim Witness also utilizes interns and volunteers to provide assistance.