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2020 NCVRW Theme Video Clip

April 2020

The theme for 2020 National Crime Victims Rights' Week is Seek Justice | Ensure Victims' Rights | Inspire Hope. This year's theme commemorates the individuals and groups whose advocacy has propelled the victims' rights movement forward for the past half century, inspiring in victims and their loved ones a feeling of hope for progress, justice, and healing.

2020 NCVRW Theme Video

April 2020

The theme for 2020 National Crime Victims Rights' Week is Seek Justice | Ensure Victims' Rights | Inspire Hope. This year's theme commemorates the individuals and groups whose advocacy has propelled the victims' rights movement forward for the past half century, inspiring in victims and their loved ones a feeling of hope for progress, justice, and healing.

Mobile Apps for Crime Victims and Providers

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.

I applied for victim compensation and want to know the status of my claim. Can OVC assist me?

If you applied for victim compensation through your state victim compensation program and have any questions, including information about the status of your claim, contact your state victim compensation program directly. A list of state victim compensation programs is available on our Help in Your State page.

Visit the OVC Help for Victims microsite to find additional information and referrals which may also assist you.