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Welcome to the National Center for Victims of Crime

The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.
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  • Helpline Available for Those Affected by Shooting in Aurora, Colorado

    July 20, 2012

    Our thoughts are with those affected by the senseless shooting in Aurora, CO. If you need immediate crisis counseling to deal with the tragedy, call the 24-hour Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990.

    More information is available in our Get Help Bulletins on Trauma and Resilience.

  • Online Training Course

    The Use of Technology to Stalk

    This self-paced, interactive online training, produced by the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime with funding from the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice, will increase the ability of criminal justice professionals and victim service providers to recognize how stalkers use technology.

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  • 2013 National Crime Victims' Rights Week

    April 21-27, 2013

    Join with communities across the country as they observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) each April. This year's theme is "New Challenges. New Solutions." and the theme colors are midnight blue and orange. Sign up now to receive your free copy of the 2013 NCVRW Resource Guide when it becomes available.

  • 2013 NCVRW Theme Poster. New Challenges. New Solutions. April 21-27, 2013.