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Tribal Victim Services Training and Technical Assistance

Our Services

T-VSTTA services can help you achieve your goals in supporting victims and survivors of crime.

Tailored Intensive Support provides you with guidance on program evaluation, program requirements, workforce development, and collaborative partnerships, addressing your identified challenges. 

Coaching Sessions match your specific needs with targeted support, helping you navigate any challenges you may face.

Office Hours offer you deeper conversations and answers to specific grant management questions, keeping you on track with reaching program goals.

Talking Circles connect you with practitioners and other grantees, both virtually and in-person, on topics related to Tribal victim services, honoring traditions with opening and closing prayers.

Gatherings provide an opportunity for you to come together in-person with other grantees, OVC grant managers, and training and technical assistance (TTA) providers, offering a platform for impactful problem-solving, relationship building, and program planning.

Peer Learning Opportunities facilitate conversations between you and other grantees across Tribal communities, coordinating time to learn together and share developments in victim services.

Communities of Care Conversations create hands-on learning spaces to apply knowledge on a variety of victim services topics focused on improving outcomes for victims and survivors of crime within your community.

 Service Areas

T-VSTTA offers support on a variety of topics vital to implementing OVC-funded programs in areas such as victim services, program development, and grant navigation.

Victim Services

  • Child physical abuse and neglect
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Elder abuse
  • Human trafficking
  • Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons
  • Polyvictimization
  • Sexual assault


Capacity Building

T-VSTTA advises on how to build organizational capacity, including—

  • Community needs assessments
  • Data tools, processes, practices, and client feedback mechanisms
  • Outreach and awareness
  • Policies and procedures 
  • Program design and short-range strategic planning
  • Staff care and training
  • Trauma-informed and survivor-informed services


Grant Navigation

T-VSTTA helps navigate the grant process, providing guidance in—

  • Performance Management Tool (PMT) reporting 
  • Program documentation
  • Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside (TVSSA) grant applications


Program Sustainability

T-VSTTA offers support to achieve program sustainability, including—    

  • Braided funding
  • Community engagement and education
  • Integrated traditional healing/victim services practices
  • Long-range strategic planning
  • Program assessment and evaluation plans
  • Public awareness campaigns
  • Staff development, resiliency, and vicarious trauma


Partnership Development

T-VSTTA engages American Indian and Alaska Native communities in community, regional, and national partnership development including—

  • Healing-centered collaboration
  • Strengthening partnerships to support direct victim services
  • Uplifting grantee experiences through peer learning
  • Wrap-around support of victims