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Fraud Alert

OVC has received reports of an imposter scam in which scammers are claiming to be OVC Director Kristina Rose. Do not provide personal identifiable information, such as a social security number, or money in response to these false claims. Learn more.

Resources for Victims of Mass Violence

OVC offers resources to help victims of recent mass violence incidents, their families, and the community during this difficult time.

Resources for victim service providers, law enforcement, first responders, and community and faith leaders responding to recent tragedies are also listed.

Crime Victims Fund Balance and Deposits

As of May 2022, the Crime Victims Fund (the Fund) balance is over $2.9 billion. View the Fund’s annual balance and deposits since FY 2007, learn how the Fund is administered, and read about the VOCA Fix Act.

Visit the Crime Victims Fund webpage.

OVC Directory of Crime Victim Services

Search thousands of programs in our Directory of Crime Victim Services to locate victim services in the United States and other countries.

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.

Apply for OVC Funding

OVC is seeking applicants for multiple funding opportunities to enhance services for victims of crime.

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. 

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.
Find Products

Find Products

OVC develops publications and multimedia products on emerging victim issues, promising practices, policy development, and technical assistance and skill-building tools.
Register for Events

Register for Events

Find events to build the capacity of the crime victims field and raise awareness about victims' rights and services.
Browse Topics

Browse Topics

Find publications and other information on a wide variety of crime victimization-related topics.

 

 

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