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Victim assistance

OVC FY24 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

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OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs that provide support services to crime victims. All states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to receive an annual VOCA victim assistance formula grant.

Serving Victims Everywhere

Learn about OVC efforts to ensure crime victims have access to the evidence-based services and support they need to begin their recovery during FYs 2021-2022.

State Formula Grants

Every year, OVC awards funds to each eligible state and territory victim assistance and compensation programs, a major funding source for crime victim services.

Formula Grants: VOCA Compensation and Assistance

Highlights of OVC efforts to administer formula grant programs that support crime victim compensation and assistance programs in all states, Washington D.C., and multiple U.S. territories during FYs 2021-2022.

Crime Victims Fund

The Crime Victims Fund supports services for victims of crime throughout the Nation. This page outlines updates related to the Fund during FYs 2021-2022.

Exhibits

Exhibits

FYs 2021-2022 Crime Victims Fund Cash Flow Table

 

FYs 2001-2022 Crime Victims Fund Deposits and Disbursements Chart

 

FYs 2021-2022  VOCA Victim Compensation Programs - Payment Status Table

 

FYs 2021-2022 VOCA Victim Compensation Programs - Payment Status (continued) Table

 

FYs 2021-2022 State Compensation Program Benefits Paid Table

 

Victims Serviced by VOCA Victim Assistance Programs in FYs 2021-2022 Table

 

FYs 2021-2022 Services Delivered to Victims by VOCA Assistance Programs Table

 

FYs 2021-2022 VOCA Victim Assistance Program Nationwide Performance Indicators Table

 

FYs 2016-2022 Human Trafficking Funding History Table

 

OVC Human Trafficking Award Funding Pie Chart

 

Number of Human Trafficking Clients Served, FYs 2016-2022 Chart

 

Map of Law Enforcement-Based Victim Services Sites, FYs 2018-2020

Message From the Director

A message summarizing OVC work to uphold crime victims' rights and ensuring high-quality services are available to victims of crime during Fiscal Years 2021-2022.

2023 Report to the Nation

This report provides descriptions and vignettes of some of OVC’s key victim service programs during FYs 2021-2022—highlighting their successes, their challenges, and their efforts to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

OVC FY 2023 Action Partnerships for National Membership and/or Professional Affiliation Agencies Assisting Victims in the Aftermath of Crime

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The project’s goals are to expand professional organization members’ knowledge and understanding of crime victim issues and what it means to be trauma-informed and trauma-sensitive, and encourage constituents who may come into contact with family members of homicide victims in their work to integrate this information into their daily practices.

OVC FY 2023 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

Closing Date
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OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. All states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to receive an annual VOCA victim assistance formula grant.

Crime Victim Survivors: The Power of the Personal Story - Episode 3: Unique Patterson

October 2022

In this podcast, we hear from Unique Patterson who discusses his experience as a gun violence survivor who suffered paralysis from the victimization. Joining Unique on the podcast is Dr. Liza Chowdury, Director of the Paterson Healing Collective, a hospital-based violence intervention program (HVIP). Staff of the Paterson Healing Collective connected with Unique while he was in the hospital, recovering from his injuries. In addition to receiving supportive services, Unique also received financial assistance from the state compensation program.

OVC FY 2022 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. All states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to receive an annual VOCA victim assistance formula grant. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements specified in...

The VOCA Fix

This Act, signed into law on Thursday, July 22, 2021, is a historic effort to stabilize the Crime Victims Fund.

November 2021 Featured Resources

This featured news content includes information about National Native American Heritage Month, the Transgender Day of Remembrance, and annual Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation grants.