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2021 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony

Join OVC for a virtual ceremony to recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims.

Date: April 23, 2021

Time: 3:00–4:30 p.m. eastern time

Resources for the Victims of the Shooting in Boulder, Colorado

View helplines, publications, and other information that may be able to help victims, their families, and the Boulder Police Department in the aftermath of the shooting in Boulder, Colorado on March 22, 2021.

Support resources are available to the professionals working to serve victims and offer comfort to the community.

2021 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide

The 2021 NCVRW Resource Guide is now available online. Use the tools and information in this year’s guide to raise awareness about crime victims’ rights, protections, and services during NCVRW, April 18–24, and throughout the year.

Resources for the Victims of the Tragedy in the Atlanta Area

We offer our condolences to the victims of the shootings in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area on March 16, 2021. View resources that may be able to help victims, their families, and the community during this difficult time. 

Resources are also available to help victim service providers, law enforcement, first responders, and community and faith leaders responding to this tragedy.

Help for Victims

If you or your loved one is a victim of crime, help is available. 

Our site has resources to help you, including toll free hotlines and information about services in your state/territory.  

National Elder Fraud Hotline

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

Register for One of the “Application Mechanics: Submitting an Application” Webinars

Between February 11 and April 12, 2021, DOJ’s JustGrants team is offering webinar sessions on the application submission process. The webinars will provide targeted assistance to potential applicants applying for DOJ funding opportunities. Visit the JustGrants Training - Application Submission page for more information and to register for one of the webinars.

Learn about Funding

Learn about Funding

OVC formula funding supports victim compensation and assistance programs in every U.S. state and territory. OVC discretionary grants support training, technical assistance, and other capacity-building programs to support victims of crime in communities across the Nation.
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Find events to build the capacity of the crime victims field and raise awareness about victims' rights and services.
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