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    2020 National Crime Victims' Service Awards
    2020 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

    Submit your nominations for the 2020 National Crime Victims' Service Awards by October 9, 2019.

    The awards recognize individuals, organizations, teams, and programs that demonstrate outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services.

    Learn more and submit a nomination.

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    Support for Odessa and Midland, Texas
    Resources and Support for Odessa and Midland, Texas

    OVC staff extend our condolences to the victims of the shootings in Odessa and Midland, Texas. OVC presents resources which may be able to help victims and their families, and victim service providers, law enforcement, and first responders that are providing support to them during this difficult time.

    Learn more.

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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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    Stay In the Know About the Latest News

    OVC has a new mailing list, News From OVC.

    Subscribe to receive News From OVC to stay connected with OVC's programs and initiatives.

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    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

    Learn More

News and Features

Submit Your Nominations for the 2020 National Crime Victims' Service Awards More News Announcements
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Resources and Support for the Victims of Recent Mass Shootings More News Announcements
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Office of Justice Programs Pledges Millions to Support Public Safety in Alaska Native Communities More News Announcements
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Housing and Urban Development Funding Opportunity: FY 2019 Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking More News Announcements
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2020 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Dates Announced: April 19–25 More News Announcements
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Stay Connected: Subscribe To Receive News From OVC More News Announcements
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Current Resources for Crime Victim Service Providers
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.

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: What Really is the Best Mental Health Approach to Victims of Mass Violence?, September 18, 2019, 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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