Victim Services

Blue Norush

Victim Services Specialist

Blue Norush

Blue is a born-and-raised Tucsonan and a graduate from the University of Arizona with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. As an undergrad, she began volunteering for the Victim Services Division of the Pima County Attorney’s Office, assisting victims of crisis after a trauma has occurred and assisting them throughout the criminal justice process. This program ignited the spark for victim advocacy that she had carried around with her for her entire life. After 3 years of volunteering, she became a staff member with Pima County Attorney’s Office Victim Services and began taking a case load that had an emphasis in domestic violence, but was a wide variety of case types, including impaired driving and vehicular homicides. In 2018, she was nominated for an award for her extensive work in the community on domestic violence cases. In her free time, she is a teacher at kung fu dojo that focuses on teaching girls and women self-defense and building their self-esteem; she also loves hanging out with her fur children, two cats named Nico and Clair and a dog named Benny.

Email:Blue.Norush@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6464

Joe Sullivan

Manager of Victim Services

Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan is a native from Tucson, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona. He graduated in December of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a minor degree in Sociology. After college, Joe spent some time working at the Pima County Justice Courts within their security department. While at the Justice Courts, he became aware of the services offered by the Victim Services Division in the Pima County Attorney‘s Office and soon after became with them. While employed with the Pima County Attorney’s Office, Joe worked with victims of various crime types on the scene as well as assisting victims through the criminal justice system. He carried a caseload that had a variety of crime types, including vehicular and drunk driving related crashes.

Email:Joe.Sullivan@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6456

Evelyn Espinoza

Victim Services Specialist

Evelyn Espinoza

Hello, my name is Evelyn Espinoza, I was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. I graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 with a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Spanish for the Professions. For the past 5 years, I have worked with youth dealing with mental and behavioral health issues, which has driven my passion of being a helping hand to those going through the system. On my free time I enjoy spending time outdoors, reading and watching a good tv show with family. I am very excited to join the MADD team and continue being a helping hand! 

Email:Evelyn.Espinoza@madd.org

Phone:602-240-6500 ext. 6455

A person’s life is forever changed following a drunk or drugged driving crash. Many victims and survivors are left not knowing what to do or where to turn. MADD Victim Services is here to help those following the aftermath of a crash at no cost to the victim.

Victim Services Provided at No Charge – we strive to provide as many services as possible to victims of drugged and drunk driving crashes. Listed below are some examples of services that MADD may be able to provide, the actual services provided will be based on availability.

  • Offer emotional support to those impacted by phone, in person, or via email
  • Provide a wide selection of free brochures and literature, available in both English and Spanish, related to the aftermath of the crash
  • Provide information, education, and assistance in understanding the various laws related to drunk and drugged driving in your area
  • Education on the criminal justice process and court proceedings
  • Assistance with preparation of a Victim Impact Statement to present at the sentencing of the offender
  • Depending on availability, sometimes MADD can provide accompaniment to court, or if you are unable to attend, keep you informed of the legal proceedings
  • Assist victims in understanding their rights as a victim and completing an application for Crime Victims Compensation
  • Assist in preparing statements for parole hearings or probation hearings
  • Referrals to local community resources including, but not limited to, support groups, crisis professional counselors, and civil attorneys

To be put in touch with a MADD Victim Advocate in your area, or if you need to speak with someone immediately, call MADD’s Victim Survivor Helpline at 1-877-MADD-HELP (877-623-3435).