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Older Victims

Training Helps Police Respond to Victims of Transnational Elder Fraud

Register for the OVC-funded Responding to Transnational Elder Fraud - A Victim-Centered Approach for Law Enforcement virtual training.

This free, 1-day training course provides criminal justice practitioners in the United States with information to assist older victims of fraud perpetuated in multiple jurisdictions via phone or the Internet.

The training offers background information on transnational fraud and tips for identifying and interviewing older victims through...

OVC FY 2022 Transforming America’s Response to Older Victims: Developing and Supporting Statewide Elder Justice Coalitions and Training and Technical Assistance Program

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
Under this program, OVC will fund a program to develop or expand statewide Elder Justice Coalitions. The funded applicant will make and monitor subgrants to seven Coalitions, and support them, and other established coalitions across the United States, by providing national-scope technical assistance.

Tennessee Elder Justice Conference 2022

Event Dates
The Park Vista - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Gatlinburg, TN

Event Type

Over $7.9 Million Awarded by Office for Victims of Crime to Improve Victim Services for Older Victims

In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons—a day in which we reaffirm our commitment to protecting and promoting the rights of seniors—Attorney General Barr announced $9.4 million in funding to programs serving older victims of fraud and abuse.

This announcement included nearly $6 million in Office for Victims of Crime funding to support direct services to older victims...

Senior Advisor for Victims Services and Human Trafficking Program Director Woolf Speaks at Grantee Meeting on Elder Abuse

On Monday, August 31, 2020, Office for Victims of Crime Senior Advisor for Victims Services and Human Trafficking Program Director Bill Woolf spoke at a webinar hosted by the National Elder Multidisciplinary Team (E-MDT) Training and Technical Assistance Center for E-MDT grantees.

He discussed the commitment of the Office for Victims of Crime to serve older victims of financial fraud, including the March 2020 launch of...