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Resources for the Victims of the Shooting in Collierville, Tennessee

View helplines, publications, and other information that may be able to help victims and their families in the aftermath of the shooting in Collierville, Tennessee on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

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

OVC Grantee Performance Measures

OVC recently updated performance measures content that offers guidance to grantees on reporting requirements; the performance measures reporting process; data collection, tracking, and analysis; and troubleshooting strategies.

2022 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)

Save the date for NCVRW, which will be commemorated April 24–30, 2022. 

This year’s theme—Rights, access, equity for all victims.—underscores the importance of helping crime survivors find their justice by—

  • enforcing victim rights,
  • expanding access to services, and
  • ensuring equity and inclusion for all.

Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials

This new OVC resource is intended to support children and youth during their involvement with the justice system as a victim or witness to a crime. In each of the illustrated narratives, child and youth characters explain how the justice system works in a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate way.

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.  

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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