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    OVC staff extend our condolences to the victims of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky. OVC offers resources and support in this difficult time for victims and their loved ones and the victim service providers, law enforcement, and first responders providing support and comfort.

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    National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)

    We are pleased to present the 2018 NCVRW Resource Guide theme artwork, theme poster, web artwork, and awareness posters. This artwork is designed to help your organization promote NCVRW and awareness about victims’ rights and services.

    View and download the 2018 NCVRW artwork

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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

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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
Support for Victims of the School Shootings in Parkland, Florida and Benton, Kentucky More News Announcements
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2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Artwork Now Available More News Announcements
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Funding Opportunity: FY 2018 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) More News Announcements
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35 Years After President Reagan Changed the Treatment of Crime Victims More News Announcements
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Fewer than Half of Victims Report Violent Crimes More News Announcements
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Stay Informed: Join the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Mailing List 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 including—

  • 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.

Strangulation and Intimate Partner Violence, February 21, 2018, 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.

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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.

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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