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    National Elder Fraud Hotline

    To help combat fraud against older Americans and provide services to victims, OVC announces the launch of the National Elder Fraud Hotline. Call 833–FRAUD–11 (833–372–8311) to receive help from a hotline case manager.

    Learn more on the National Elder Fraud Hotline website.

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    Fraud Alert: Scammers Claiming to be with OVC

    OVC has received multiple reports that our office’s name is being used as part of an imposter scam. OVC is not making these phone calls. We encourage the public to remain vigilant and do not provide personal information during phone calls that claim to be from OVC or the "OVC Fraud Prevention Unit."

    Learn more and report this scam if you are contacted.

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    Serving Victims in Tribal Communities

    Visit the OVC Tribal Multimedia Resources page which offers videos designed to inform and assist victim service providers and allied professionals in their efforts to help crime victims in Indian Country.

    Access resources.

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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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News and Features

OVC releases a Grantee Resource Guide on COVID–19 More News Announcements
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Save the Date for the 2020 National Crime Victims' Service Awards More News Announcements
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Funding Opportunity: OVC FY 2020 Targeted Training and Technical Assistance for VOCA Victim Assistance and Compensation Administrators More News Announcements
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Funding Opportunity: OVC FY 2020 Services for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking More News Announcements
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View All Open OVC Funding Opportunities More News Announcements
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New National, Toll Free Hotline Provides Help for Victims of Elder Fraud More News Announcements
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Fraud Alert: Scammers Claiming to be with OVC More News Announcements
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Current Resources for Crime Victim Service Providers
Training
Continue your education! Visit our Training & Technical Assistance page for information about instructor-led workshops and online trainings:

  • Customized training and technical assistance.
  • National Victim Assistance Academy.
  • Victim Assistance Training Online.
EXPERT Q&A ONLINE DISCUSSIONS

Participate in OVC TTAC Expert Q&A sessions to communicate with national experts and colleagues about best practices for assisting victims of crime.

Register for the next session: The U.S. Department of Justice National Elder Fraud Hotline To Assist Victims of Financial Fraud, June 17, 2020, 2:00 p.m. e.t.

OVC GallerySpotlight
New multimedia products and images are showcased in OVC’s Gallery such as—

  • Photos and videos from the National Crime Victims' Service Awards.
  • Web banners of top OVC products and events.
Tools and Resources

Tribal Set-Aside

A 3 percent set-aside in the Crime Victims Fund helps tribes improve crime victim services.

View our Tribal Set-Aside page to learn about this funding.

Victims of Crime Act Administrators

Are you a Victim Assistance or Victim Compensation Administrator? Access the VOCA Administrators page.

Includes notifications, updates, and resources from OVC, as well as FAQs and meeting summary reports.

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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