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.
New Materials are available to support child victims and witnesses in Tribal communities as they navigate Tribal, state, and federal justice systems.
Save the date for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), which will be commemorated April 23–29, 2023.
This year’s theme—Survivor Voices: Elevate. Engage. Effect Change.—calls upon communities to amplify the voices of survivors and commit to creating an environment where survivors have the confidence that they will be heard, believed, and supported.
Save the date for the 2023 NCVRW Candlelight Vigil, which will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, in Washington, D.C. OVC will pay tribute to victims of crime and the many dedicated professionals and volunteers who advocate on their behalf.
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.
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.
Dial into the “From the Director’s Desk” monthly briefing on the second Thursday of each month, at 3:00 p.m., eastern time. During this short call, Director Kristina Rose will update the field about OVC programs and initiatives.
As of December 2022, the Crime Victims Fund (the Fund) balance is over $1.8 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.
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