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    Helping Colorado Springs and the Nation Heal
    Helping Colorado Springs and the Nation Heal

    OVC Offers Resources to Help Support the Shooting Victims at the Planned Parenthood Facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    View Support/Resources Page

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    National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)
    National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)

    NCVRW will take place April 10-16, 2016. Visit the NCVRW site to view this year’s color palette, download the 2016 Theme Poster, and sign up for the NCVRW mailing list.

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    The 2015 Report to the Nation summarizes the progress made in upholding crime victims' rights and providing high-quality services to victims, survivors, and communities during fiscal years 2013-2014.
    Helping Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism

    OVC's new Toolkit is designed to help communities prepare for and respond to victims of mass violence and terrorism in the most timely, effective, and compassionate manner possible.

    View the Toolkit

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    Help for Crime Victims
    Help for Crime Victims

    If you are a victim of crime, OVC's site has resources to help you—

    •    • Find a local program.
    •    • Contact a Helpline.

    Call 911 if you are in immediate danger.

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    Training and Technical Assistance Available
    Training and Technical Assistance Available

    The OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides support to the field and–

    •    • Training by Request
    •    • The National Victim Assistance Academy
    •    • Online Trainings
    •    • Scholarships

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News and Features
Support for Shooting Victims at the Planned Parenthood Facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado More News Announcements
Toolkit covers strategies to prepare for and respond to mass violence incidents More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity available to organizations to provide legal aid to Victims of Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation More News Announcements
Save the Date: National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2016 in Washington, DC More News Announcements
New Federal Initiative Seeks to Improve Housing Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence More News Announcements
Submit ideas by December 13 for Partnership for Freedom challenge, Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Fight Labor Trafficking More News Announcements
Current Resources for Crime Victim Service Providers
Continue your education! Visit Training & Technical Assistance on the OVC Web site for information about instructor-led workshops and online trainings—

  • National Victim Assistance Academy
  • Victim Assistance Training Online (VAT Online)
  • Supporting Crime Victims with Disabilities
OVC GallerySpotlight
New multimedia products and images are now showcased in OVC’s Gallery such as—

  • Photos and videos from the National Crime Victims’ Rights Awards.
  • Web banners of top OVC products and events.

Vision 21 Final Report

Vision 21: Final Report
NOW ONLINE: The Vision 21 report which includes—
  • An analysis of the current state of affairs.
  • A framework for strategic change.
  • A course of action for the future.

9/11 Compensation Fund

September 11 Victim Compensation Fund

State/Local Victim Resources

U.S. Resource Map

Looking to obtain victim services? Use OVC’s U.S. Resource map.

Includes Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) State contacts, events, and resources.

Victims’ Rights Laws

Victim Law
Looking to find crime victims’ rights in your area? Search VictimLaw.

Includes statutes, Tribal laws, state constitutional amendments, court rules, administrative code provisions, and related court decisions.

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