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    Support for Victims of the Shootings in Orlando, Florida
    Support for Victims of the Shooting in Orlando, Florida

    OVC extends its deepest condolences to the victims of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and to their friends and families. In this difficult time for victims, their loved ones, and the victim service providers providing support to them, the following Resources/Support page may be able to help.

    View Resources/Support Page

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    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Application Tips and Tools
    2017 Award Nomination Period

    OVC is now accepting nominations for the 2017 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. If you know a deserving individual, group, team, or program, watch this video for instructions on how to submit a nomination. Nominations are due 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
Supporting the Victims of the Shooting in Orlando, Florida More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: OVC will make awards under two purpose areas to develop or enhance statewide telemedicine programs. More News Announcements
New Informational Video Explains National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Nomination Process More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: Building and Enhancing Partnerships to Support Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Abuse. More News Announcements
View the new four-part companion video series in the Helping Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources toolkit More News Announcements
A Tribute to Teresa Scalzo More News Announcements
New Informational Videos Available on OVC and Crime Victims Fund More News Announcements
OVC Video Describes Help and Support Available to Victims of Crime More News Announcements
Fact Sheets Highlight Current Crime and Victimization Trends 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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