For More Information

The Office of Congressional and Public Affairs is a key point of contact for all of OJP. OCPA is responsible for ensuring effective communications with Congress, the news media, and the public. The telephone number for OCPA is 202/307-0703.

OJP maintains a Website at In addition to general information about OJP and its bureaus, the Website includes downloadable versions of many OJP publications and application kits, as well as useful links to selected criminal justice Websites. Each bureau and office's Website includes an e-mail address where you can write with questions about the office.

To be placed on mailing lists to receive grant announcements and application kits, call the Department of Justice Response Center at 1-800/421-6770 (in Washington, D.C. call 202/307-1480).

For ordering and other information about OJP publications, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service at 1-800/851-3420 or on the Internet at You may also call one of the OJP clearinghouses listed below.

BJA Clearinghouse
Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse
BJS Clearinghouse
National Victims Resource Center

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