Local victims of the Boston Marathon bombings are encouraged to contact the Massachusetts Victim Compensation and Assistance Division for assistance, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office.
Several runners from San Luis Obispo County participated in the marathon, which was marred by a terrorist attack that killed three and seriously hurt several others.
The Massachusetts Victim Compensation and Assistance Division can be reached at 617-727-2200, ext. 2160, or through its website at http://www.mass.gov/ago/public-safety/resources-for-victims/victims-of-violent-crime/victim-compensation.html.
The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Victim/Witness Assistance Center can also be contacted at 866-781-5821 for information and referrals.