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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.

Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials: Native Children & Youth

New Materials are available to support child victims and witnesses in Tribal communities as they navigate Tribal, state, and federal justice systems.

“From the Director’s Desk” with OVC Director Rose

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.

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.

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. 

2023 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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.

Crime Victims Fund Balance and Deposits

As of September 2022, the Crime Victims Fund (the Fund) balance is over $1.4 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.

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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