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Support for Parkland, Florida

Through the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program, OVC awards nearly $10 million to support the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  

2021 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week – A Message from OVC Director Hart

Save the date for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week—April 18–24, 2021.

Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities.

Submit nominations for the 2021 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards by August 31, 2020.

OVC Resource Guide on COVID-19 for Grantees

This Resource Guide provides a round-up of COVID-19-related government guidelines and resources that may help OVC grantees continue to provide high quality support and advocacy to survivors.  

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.  

OVC TTAC

OVC TTAC supports the field through customized technical assistance, online trainings, the National Victim Assistance Academy, and more.

New Grants and Payment Management Systems Coming October 2020!

On October 15, 2020 the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will transition to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities and to the Department of Treasury's Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system for grants payments.  Learn more about this transition on Justice Grants Website.

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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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