OVC Directory of Crime Victim Services
National Elder Fraud Hotline
Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)-Funded Elder Abuse Programs
In August of 2016, a new VOCA Rule clarified and expanded states’ allowable uses of VOCA victim assistance funding. The rule clarifies and expands how states may expend the funding, and states are looking to support all victims, including victims of elder abuse. This OVC page highlights examples of VOCA-funded elder abuse programs and the VOCA offices that funded them.
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection: Managing Someone Else's Money
This site provides advice to help financial caregivers manage the financial decisions of a loved one, provides information on how to watch out for scams and financial exploitation, and what to do if your loved one is a victim.
U.S. Administration on Aging
This agency promotes the well-being of older individuals—including protection from elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation—by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities.
U.S. Department of Justice: Elder Justice Initiative
Office of Justice Programs: Elder Abuse Special Feature
To address the need for resources and strategies related to elder abuse, the Office of Justice Programs presents this compilation of publications and related materials focusing on physical, sexual, and psychological abuse; neglect; and financial exploitation.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Eldercare Locator
National Center on Elder Abuse
National Council on Aging: Savvy Saving Seniors
This site provides seniors with information on avoiding scams, which can help them stay secure and independent longer.
American Bar Association: Commission on Law and Aging
The Commission examines a wide range of legal issues affecting the elderly, including elder abuse. View the OVC-sponsored Commission report, Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual.
International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse strives to increase society's ability to recognize and respond to the mistreatment of older people. The site features published resources and regional contacts.
You Have the Power (YHTP)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. provides information, education, networking, and assistance on the many specialized issues involved with legal services to older adults and persons with disabilities.
National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence
The National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence provides intergenerational violence prevention services by bringing together community and national stakeholders, professionals, and volunteers to prevent family violence, child abuse and neglect, spouse/partner abuse, and elder abuse.
Foundation Aiding the Elderly
The Foundation Aiding the Elderly serves as a voice for patients and works to bring about national reforms and enforcement of the laws governing the nursing home industry and its regulatory agencies in order to assure proper care, civil rights and meaningful, dignified life for the elderly in long-term care facilities.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
The mission of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life is to eliminate abuse in later life by challenging beliefs, policies, practices and systems that allow abuse to occur and continue and to improve safety, services and support to victims through advocacy and education.