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OVC Help Series for Victims of Crime

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This is the home page for online access to each of the nine brochures in the HELP Brochure Series of the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), with each brochure providing guidance to victims on accessing services that focus on the needs of victims of a specific crime type.
This series of nine brochures features information and resources for victims of crime and victim service professionals on the topics of assault, child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, impaired driving, robbery, sexual violence, and stalking. Each brochure defines a type of victimization, discusses what to do if you are a victim of this crime and where to go for help, and provides resources for more information and assistance.
Date Created: June 23, 2020