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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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    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

Funding Opportunity: FY 2020 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking More News Announcements
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First of its Kind Report Provides Data on Victim Service Providers in U.S. More News Announcements
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Fraud Alert: Scammers Claiming to be with OVC More News Announcements
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Announcing the 2020 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Theme 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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2020 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Dates Announced: April 19–25 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.

The Expert Q&A sessions will return in January 2020. Watch recordings of previous sessions on the OVC TTAC website.

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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