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    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Nominations
    2017 Award Nomination Period

    OVC is now accepting nominations for the 2017 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. Nominate an individual, organization, team, or program that demonstrates outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services by July 31, 2016.

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    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony
    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony

    On April 12, 2016, OVC recognized nine individuals and organizations for their outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services at the 2016 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.

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    Help for Crime Victims
    Help for Crime Victims

    If you are a victim of crime, OVC's site has resources to help you—

    •    • Find a local program.
    •    • Contact a Helpline.

    Call 911 if you are in immediate danger.

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    Training and Technical Assistance Available
    Training and Technical Assistance Available

    The OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides support to the field and–

    •    • Training by Request
    •    • The National Victim Assistance Academy
    •    • Online Trainings
    •    • Scholarships

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News and Features
Fact Sheets Highlight Current Crime and Victimization Trends More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: OVC will make awards under two purpose areas to develop a special polyvictimization initiative for Family Justice Centers and other co-located domestic violence and sexual assault delivery service centers. More News Announcements
Submit Your Nominations for the 2017 Crime Victims' Service Awards by July 31, 2016 More News Announcements
OVC honors nine individuals and organizations for their work with victims during the 2016 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2016 More News Announcements
View all open OVC funding opportunities More News Announcements
Current Resources for Crime Victim Service Providers
Training
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 Web Forum
Every month, the OVC Web Forum presents a special topic led by a guest host.

Recent sessions:
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.
Tools

Vision 21 Final Report

Vision 21: Final Report
NOW ONLINE: The Vision 21 report which includes—
  • An analysis of the current state of affairs.
  • A framework for strategic change.
  • A course of action for the future.

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

Victim Law
Looking to find crime victims’ rights in your area? Search VictimLaw.

Includes statutes, Tribal laws, state constitutional amendments, court rules, administrative code provisions, and related court decisions.

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