May 6, 2021
OVC is seeking applications from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula Assistance and Compensation Program State Administering Agencies to implement statewide technology programs to enhance victims’ access to services, foster innovation and efficiency in the provision of services, improve the quality of services, and improve the accessibility and responsiveness of victim service organizations.
OVC anticipates making up to six awards of up to $600,000 each for a 12- to 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2021.
Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors: A Toolkit for Enhancing Critical Knowledge and Informing Action Within the Crime Victim Assistance Field
Multimedia Program To Improve Criminal Justice System Participation and Reduce Distress Among Physically Injured Crime Victims
Victim service providers can use technology to improve responses, services, and access for victims of crime.
OVC funds organizations that demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance the use of technology in innovative ways to interact directly with crime victims and/or to provide information, referrals, crisis assistance, and longer-term help.
The following resources provide information on using technology in crime victim services.
The following mobile applications (apps) provide information and resources about various types of victimization.
The inclusion of a mobile app on this page does not constitute an official endorsement, guarantee, or approval by OVC.
Before downloading any app, you may be interested in reviewing information from the App Safety Center, managed by the National Network to End Domestic Violence.