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    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Nominations
    2017 Award Nomination Period

    OVC is now accepting nominations for the 2017 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. Nominate an individual, organization, team, or program that demonstrates outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services by July 31, 2016.

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    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony
    National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony

    On April 12, 2016, OVC recognized nine individuals and organizations for their outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services at the 2016 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.

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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
Funding Opportunity: OVC will make awards under two purpose areas to identify promising multidisciplinary practices in addressing the needs of families and communities in extremely complex homicide cases. More News Announcements
Submit Your Nominations for the 2017 Crime Victims' Service Awards by July 31, 2016 More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: OVC will make up to two awards between $1 million and $3 million to develop, enhance, and coordinate programs and activities geared toward improving outcomes for child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking. More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: One award of up to $1,500,000 will be made to fund training and resources to better respond to victims of cyberviolence. More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: OVC will make up to one award of up to $1,500,000 for a national training, technical assistance and network expansion effort that builds upon the existing National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network (NITVAN) program. More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: OVC announces two grant opportunities to increase services for urban American Indian and Alaska Native victims of sex trafficking More News Announcements
OVC honors nine individuals and organizations for their work with victims during the 2016 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2016 More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: Two separate competitive 24-month cooperative agreements of up to $150,000 each will be awarded to enhance either the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance toolkit or the Victim Compensation guidebook More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: One award of up to $475,000 will be made to provide support and healing to American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of homicide More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: Awards of up to $600,000 will be made to enhance the quality and quantity of specialized services available to assist all victims of human trafficking More News Announcements
Funding Opportunity: FY 2016 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking More News Announcements
Current Resources for Crime Victim Service Providers
Training
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 Web Forum
Every month, the OVC Web Forum presents a special topic led by a guest host.

Recent sessions:
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.
Tools

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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