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Frequently Asked Questions

The "National" search option allows you to search for programs that provide services to every state. Use the "State" search filter to select the "National" search option.

If you are searching for a service or type of victimization or service that is not listed, please consult the Glossary for a definition of terms to help target your search. Read the "How do I narrow my search results?" below.

Organizations may offer services that are not captured in the Directory. You may wish to contact one or more programs directly about the services they offer. They may also be able to refer you to an appropriate service provider.

For further assistance, contact the OVC Resource Center at:

Phone: 800–851–3420 or 202–836–6998 (TTY 301–240–6310)
Email: [email protected]

Use the search filters to narrow your search results. Use multiple filters and conduct a keyword search to search by ZIP Code, city, etc. 

Organizations may offer services that are not captured in the Directory. You may wish to contact one or more programs directly about the services they offer. They may also be able to refer you to an appropriate service provider.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, we recommend contacting the OVC-sponsored VictimConnect Resource Center which provides victims of crime with confidential referrals. Contact VictimConnect by phone 855-484-2846 or online chat.

If you are a VOCA subgrantee,* you may update your organization's information using the OVC Performance Measurement Tool. Any updates that you make will be automatically added to the Directory the next time we pull monthly updates from the Performance Measurement Tool.

If your agency does not receive VOCA funds, contact the OVC Resource Center at:

Phone: 800–851–3420 or 202–836–6998 (TTY 301–240–6310)
Email: [email protected]

Please include the full name of your organization as it is listed in the Directory and include details about the update(s) you wish to make.

* Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) subgrantees are organizations that receive VOCA assistance funds from the state agency that manages the VOCA-funded victim assistance program.

Yes. If your organization offers shelter/safe house services, the Directory will not display your  street address. If you have other confidentiality concerns, you may include a P.O. Box number in the street address field.

 

Contact Information

If you have questions about the Directory, please contact the OVC Resource Center at:

Phone: 800–851–3420 or 202–836–6998 (TTY 301–240–6310)
Email: [email protected]
 

Related Links

The OVC website also offers additional resources for crime victims and victim service providers: