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OVC awards a $2.9 million, 3-year grant to the Colorado Department of Public Safety to support the victims of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado. More News Announcements
Watch Grant Requirements and Measuring Success, the final two webinars in the OVC Discretionary Grantee Orientation Series. More News Announcements
The first National Coordination Committee meeting for the American Indian/ Alaska Native Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner–Sexual Assault Response Team Initiative preceded the 13th National Indian Nations Conference. More News Announcements
One discretionary grant of $150,000 will be awarded to plan and implement the National Joint Training Conference for VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators. More News Announcements
In commemoration of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, OVC and OJJDP presented a Web Forum discussion on providing services to runaway youth and victims of human trafficking. More News Announcements
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) are pleased to announce the release of a Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 competitive solicitation titled Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking. More News Announcements
One cooperative agreement of $350,000 will be awarded to produce the 2014 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide. More News Announcements
Watch Financial and Legal Responsibilities, a webinar focused on the financial management and legal responsibilities of OVC discretionary grantees. More News Announcements
OVC and BJA have launched a Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti-Human
Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers. More News Announcements
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Current Resources For Crime Victim Service Providers
Continue your education! Visit Training & Technical Assistance on the OVC Web site for information about instructor-led workshops and online trainings—

  • National Victim Assistance Academy
  • Victim Assistance Training Online (VAT Online)
  • Supporting Crime Victims with Disabilities
OVC GallerySpotlight
New multimedia products and images are now showcased in OVC’s Gallery such as—

  • Photos and videos from the National Crime Victims’ Rights Awards.
  • Web banners of top OVC products and events.

2013 NCVRW Resource Guide

2013 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Resource Guide. Now Available Online

9/11 Compensation Fund

September 11 Victim Compensation Fund

State/Local Victim Resources

U.S. Resource Map

Looking to obtain victim services? Use OVC’s U.S. Resource map.

Includes Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) State contacts, events, and resources.

Victims’ Rights Laws

VictimLaw. Your Source for Crime Victim Rights and Protections.

Featured Resources

Featured Resources

Vision 21 Final Report

Vision 21: Final Report
Stay tuned for the release of the Vision 21 report which will include—
  • An analysis of the current state of affairs.
  • A framework for strategic change.
  • A course of action for the future.


Visit Crimesolutions.gov to determine what works in crime victims services.
Programs Addressing Crime Victimization. Total number of programs: 55. 36% Effective. 58% Promising. 6% No effects.
Data retrieved February 1, 2013.
You’ll find—
  • Key program information.
  • Research on effectiveness.
  • Easily understandable ratings.

Searchable FAQs

Search for answers to frequent questions about the crime victims field.

Q: When will National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) be observed in 2013?

A:  . . . NCVRW will be observed April 21-27, 2013. Stay informed about NCVRW updates by signing up for the NCVRW Mailing list . . .

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