Thank you for visiting the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Web site. Read the information below carefully to find the best number to call or resource to access for your specific situation.
If you feel that you are in immediate danger, we strongly urge you to call your local police department’s emergency number (911).
Find other crisis hotlines, including the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Disaster Distress Helpline, on this helpline referral list.
If you are seeking information on victim services, compensation, and assistance available to victims of crime, please consult our web resources:
If you are a VOCA grantee and have questions about your grant, please contact your OVC program specialist directly. If you do not know who this is, call 202-307-5983. If you are a VOCA subgrantee, please contact your state VOCA administrator. Visit OVC’s U.S. Resource Map of Crime Victim Services & Information for contact information.
If you have questions specific to OVC’s initiatives, grants, and programs, contact us at—
810 Seventh Street NW., Second Floor
Washington, DC 20531
You can also search our OVC FAQs database for answers to frequent questions on crime victim-related topics.
For copies of current and past OVC publications, or for information on victim-related resources, please contact—
OVC Resource Center
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Phone: 800-851-3420 or 202-836-6998
Order Publications Online
For information on training and technical assistance available from OVC, contact—
OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center
9300 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031–6050
Phone: 1-866-OVC-TTAC (1-866-682-8822)
For more information on criminal justice and crime victimization topics, visit the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, which features—
NCJRS is a federally sponsored information clearinghouse for people who are involved with research, policy, and practice related to criminal justice, juvenile justice, victim assistance, and drug control. You can access related resources and assistance via—
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