National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Take It Down
This platform helps users remove online sexually explicit photos and videos taken of them while under 18 years old. Users can remain anonymous while using the service and won’t have to send their images or videos to anyone.
Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women
The Coalition provides support, education, and advocacy to stop violence against Native women and children by advocating for social change in Indigenous communities.
AMBER Alert in Indian Country
Women of Color Network, Inc.
Women of Color Network, Inc. is a national grassroots initiative dedicated to build the capacity of women of color to respond to violence against women of color. The network seeks to eliminate violence against all women and their communities by centralizing the voices and promoting the leadership of women of color.
Zero Abuse Project
Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center
This national resource center provides resources and training for service providers, law enforcement, and other allied professionals to identify and respond to the crime of stalking. They also provide information on what to do if you are a victim of stalking.
Cyber Civil Rights Initiative
This organization provides victims of intimate image abuse (nonconsensual intimate image sharing), and other forms of online abuse with support and referral services. Contact their toll free crisis hotline at 844-878-2274. The Initiative also offers information for policymakers, attorneys, and others to help them understand and combat nonconsensual pornography.
This national campaign seeks to raise awareness, teach skills, and inspire public action to address children's exposure to violence and trauma. Funded by the Office of Justice Justice and Delinquency Prevention, this campaign seeks to engage teachers, coaches, counselors, doctors, nurses, law enforcement officers, and other professionals and caregivers on proven ways to help heal the damage of childhood trauma.
Restitution Resource Center
The Center offers technical assistance to help states improve their ability to effectively order, collect, disburse, and fulfill restitution sentences. The Center is operated by the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the National Crime Victim Law Institute.
Post-Conviction Survivor Resources
This website provides information and resources to improve post-conviction services to crime victims and survivors. Created by Healing Justice, in partnership with the National Center for Victims of Crime and Video Action, Inc., the site includes resources for victim service providers, allied professionals, crime survivors and their family members, the media, and the public.
The OVC Center for VOCA Administrators
The OVC Center for VOCA Administrators provides no cost training and technical assistance to Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators and offers opportunities for expert consultation, peer-to-peer collaboration, problem-solving, training, and innovation. A resource library features toolkits, videos, and other materials to strengthen victim assistance and compensation programs and services. VOCA Administrators can request training and technical assistance by email at [email protected] or phone at...
Improving Community Preparedness to Assist Victims of Mass Violence or Domestic Terrorism: Training and Technical Assistance Program
This OVC-funded project provides training, technical assistance, and support to help communities augment their existing emergency response plans to ensure they effectively include immediate and long-term protocols and strategies to support victims of mass violence and domestic terrorism. Organizations can apply for no-cost assistance, watch on-demand trainings, and view resources on topics such as family/friends assistance center planning and donation management protocol.
OVC Directory of Crime Victim Services
Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center
Operated by OVC, the Center seeks to strengthen human trafficking victim services in the United States by delivering free coaching and mentoring, and by providing a resource library for organizations and federally recognized Tribes looking to start, sustain, or grow their anti-trafficking work. The Center offers help in a number of areas, including financial management, community partnerships, delivery of victim services, and more.
National Resource Center for Reaching Victims
Crime victim services are not always readily accessible to or designed for victims from all communities. The center is a one-stop shop where victim service providers, culturally specific organizations, criminal justice professionals, and policymakers may get information and expert guidance to enhance their capacity to identify, reach, and serve all victims, especially those from communities that too often have less access to healing services and avenues...
OVC Tribal Financial Management Center
The Center provides data-informed, culturally humble, victim-centered training and technical assistance (TTA) and resources to support American Indian/Alaska Native communities as they successfully manage the financial aspects of their federal awards.
The Center offers targeted virtual and onsite TTA, a Virtual Support Center, collaborative needs assessments, and more to enhance existing financial management and support grantee award implementation.
National Elder Fraud Hotline
The Tribal Resource Tool: Resources for Survivors of Crime and Abuse
Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Project
This demonstration project is designed to reach underserved children, youth, and families in Illinois, Montana, Ohio, and Virginia who are victims of crime. The project seeks to provide immediate and long-range services for through collaboration and coordination of systems of care. It also seeks to inform victim service providers and other stakeholders of the most effective strategies and programs to address the needs of this...
National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center
This OVC-funded initiative provides evidence-based information, training, and other resources for communities so they can effectively prepare for and respond to mass violence incidents.
U.S. Department of Justice: Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information (TAP)
TAP fosters the exchange of critical data with Tribal law enforcement through national crime information systems. Through TAP, Tribal law enforcement agencies are better able to protect victims of domestic violence, register sex offenders, keep guns out of dangerous hands, and help locate missing people.
Center for Victim Research
The OVC-funded Center for Victim Research (CVR) is a tool for victim service providers and researchers to connect and share knowledge. CVR facilitates access to victim research and data while improving the utility of research and data collection to crime victim services nationwide. CVR’s library collection offers open-access research materials, special access to research for VOCA-funded organizations, and free training.
Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Administrators
This resource provides information and guidance to help improve the management of VOCA funds. This section of the OVC website features the latest news for VOCA Administrators, along with answers to frequently asked questions, documents, and other resources to help successfully manage VOCA formula assistance and compensation awards.
Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS)
TIMS is a password protected data collection tool developed by OVC to assist OVC-funded trafficking victim service providers with collecting, organizing, and reporting performance measurement data. TIMS can be used as a case management system and helps collect data related to the number of clients served, client demographics, and number and types of services provided.
Performance Measurement Tool (PMT)
The PMT is a reporting system for users to submit performance data about their OVC grants.
VictimConnect Resource Center - Confidential referrals for crime victims
VictimConnect serves victims of any crime in the United States. Trained specialists are available to help you locate referrals for mental health counseling, financial compensation, legal services, and more. Call or text 855-484-2846 or chat online, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., eastern time.
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.
National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network
This OVC-funded program seeks to expand and improve the outreach and capacity of victim service programs to assist victims of identity theft and cybercrime. This national network seeks to build capacity to provide assistance to victims of these crimes and encourage the expansion of existing victim service programs and coalitions.
American Bar Association: Survivor Reentry Project
With support from OVC, this American Bar Association website provides national training and technical assistance for attorneys working with survivors of human trafficking who have been convicted of a crime as a result of their victimization.
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC): Tribal Victim Assistance
Mobile Apps for Crime Victims and Providers Compiled by OVC
This section of the OVC site contains a list of free apps that provide information, support, and resources about various types of victimization. These apps were created by government agencies and non-profit organizations, and some apps were developed with funding support from OVC.
Bureau of Indian Affairs: Missing and Murdered Indigenous People
U.S. Department of Justice: Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): Victims Engagement and Services Line
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Environmental Crime Victim Resources
U.S. Department of Justice: Environmental Crime Victim Assistance
Federal Trade Commission: ReportFraud.ftc.gov
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Supporting Youth and Families Impacted by Opioid Abuse
This section of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's website provides information about its programs to serve youth and families with substance abuse challenges related to opioid abuse. Visit the site to learn about Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention funding, programs, and training and technical assistance to help children and their families.
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services: Drug Endangered Children Training Series
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services at the U.S. Department of Justice, in partnership with the National Alliance For Drug Endangered Children, created a four-part training series to help professionals serve the needs of drug endangered children. The training covers: an overview of the issue, the long-term impact and needs of drug endangered children,prenatal substance exposure, and postnatal substance exposure.
Bureau of Indian Affairs: Victim Assistance Program
This program offers direct services to victims including crisis intervention, referrals and information for mental and emotional health and other types of specialized responses, provide emergency services and transportation, and follow up for additional assistance.
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection: Frauds and Scams
The Bureau Consumer Financial Protection works to protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. This resource page provides guidance to help you prevent, recognize, and report scams and fraud.
U.S. Department of Justice: Hate Crimes
This website provides information and resources on hate crimes resources for victims of crime, law enforcement, media, researchers, advocacy groups, and other related organizations. Visit this website for resources and services in English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog, Arabic, and Japanese.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Disaster Distress Helpline
The Disaster Distress Helpline is dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone 800–985–5990 (for Spanish, press 2) and SMS (text 'TalkWithUs', or for Spanish, text 'Hablanos', to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress related to natural or man-made disasters.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): How To Protect Your Child From Identity Theft
This FTC article offers informative steps to help parents avoid, recognize, and repair the damage caused by child identity theft.
U.S. Department of Justice: Human Trafficking
This website provides information about U.S. Department of Justice efforts to combat human trafficking and provide services to victims.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): IdentityTheft.gov
IdentityTheft.gov provides a comprehensive collection of resources for identity theft victims, including information on how to know if you're a victim and what steps should be taken if your identity has been stolen.
National Deaf Hotline
This hotline offers help to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Deaf advocates are available to provide culturally-sensitive crisis intervention, education, information, and referrals to local services for Deaf survivors. Contact the hotline via video phone at 855-812-1001, email at [email protected], or live chat.
U.S. Department of Justice: Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism
This office is responsible for ensuring that the investigation and prosecution of a terrorist attack remains a high priority within the U.S. Department of Justice and providing information and support to victims and their families during the criminal justice process.
U.S. Department of State: Office of Overseas Citizens Services
The Office of Overseas Citizens Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State, assists American citizens who become victims of crime while traveling, working, or residing abroad. Victims of a terrorist attack occurring outside the United States who is in need of emergency assistance, or with a family member, can call the Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 888–407–4747, from the United States or Canada...
United Nations Victims of Terrorism Support Portal
The Support Portal is dedicated to and highlights the importance of those individuals across the globe who have been attacked, injured, traumatized, or lost their lives during terrorist attacks.