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OVC FY 2022 Building Capacity of National Crisis Hotlines

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The goal of this program is to enhance or expand the capacity of national victim service hotlines to provide crisis intervention support services using trauma-informed approaches that protect the safety and confidentiality of victims.

OVC FY 2021 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

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Through this solicitation, OVC seeks to provide funding to 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 OVC Directory of Crime Victim Services (the Directory) is designed to help crime victims and service providers find nonemergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad.

Many programs listed in the Directory receive funding through Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)-funded state assistance agencies and local service providers. We refer to these programs as VOCA subgrantees. VOCA subgrantees support direct services to crime victims...


This Crime Victimization Glossary is a compilation of terms and definitions provided in the Directory of Crime Victim Services.

The list of terms, its sources, and the links to more information are provided for ease of reference and should not be interpreted as comprehensive and exhaustive to the crime victims field, victimology, or criminology.

The Glossary content is organized by—

  • Type of Victimization
  • Type of...