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Tribal Victim Services Training and Technical Assistance

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Tribal Victim Services Training and Technical Assistance (T-VSTTA) is a capacity-building program for American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) communities. T-VSTTA provides tailored, victim-centered, and trauma-informed assistance to Tribal grantees and potential grantees. It supports victim services providers as they develop sustainable programs and walk with victims and survivors of crime on their healing journey. The U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime funds the T-VSTTA program, available at no cost to those who qualify. 

Building a victim services program can be a complex and challenging process. With over 100 years of combined experience in victim services, the T-VSTTA team meets you where you are, working together to build on the resilience within your community.


Generations of American Indians and Alaska Natives have mourned missing and murdered loved ones. Use these resources to help you respond to this crisis in your community. 

Human Trafficking

Quality care, compassionate responses, and essential services are needed to help survivors of human trafficking recover. Use these resources to build on the resilience within your community.

Over the past 5 years, OVC’s Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center (the Center) developed resources and built networks to support partners in victim services. While the Center is no longer in operation, T-VSTTA is pleased to continue their tradition, providing support to Tribes as they respond to human trafficking in their communities. Please email [email protected] or call 833-887-8820 to request technical assistance or resources related to your Tribal victim services program, including serving victims of human trafficking.