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Read the information below carefully to find the best contact information or resource to access for your specific situation.
If you feel that you are in immediate danger, we strongly urge you to call your local police department’s emergency number (911).
Find other crisis hotlines, including the National Elder Abuse Hotline and National Domestic Violence Hotline, on our helpline referral list.
If you are seeking information on victim services, compensation, and assistance available to victims of crime, please consult our web resources:
- Visit our Victim Compensation and Assistance in Your State page to find phone numbers for your state compensation and assistance program.
- If you or a family member has been a victim of an act of terrorism occurring outside the United States you may be eligible to apply for financial reimbursement for qualifying expenses through the International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program.
Contact a public affairs specialist at 202-532-0037 or [email protected].
For for information on victim-related resources, ordering OVC publications and products, or other general inquires, contact the OVC Response Center. You may also search our FAQs database for answers to frequent questions on crime victim-related topics.
Contact the OVC Response Center:
Phone: 800-851-3420 or 202-836-6998
Email: [email protected]
If you would like to contact OVC staff or have questions specific to OVC’s initiatives, grants, and programs, contact us at:
810 Seventh Street NW., Second Floor
Washington, DC 20531
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