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Resource Guide for Serving U.S. Citizens Victimized Abroad
Publication Date:  April 2008
Contents
Victim Services: An International Outlook
Responding to Victimization Abroad
Coordinating Victim Services
If the Victim Remains Abroad
If the Victim Returns to the United States
International Terrorism
Crime Victim Compensation
Checklists for Assisting U.S. Citizens Victimized Abroad

Resources

United States Embassy and Consulate Web Sites

The U.S. Department of State offers information on U.S. embassies and consulates, grouped by region.

U.S. Department of State
http://usembassy.state.gov

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Federal Web Sites

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Office for Victim Assistance
www.fbi.gov/stats-services/victim_assistance/victims

Passport to Safer Travel
United States Attorney's Office
District of Vermont
www.justice.gov/usao/vt

U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime
www.ovc.gov

U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime
Homicide Support
www.ovc.gov/help/hv.htm

U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime
Terrorism and International Victim Assistance Services
www.ovc.gov/publications/factshts/what_is_OVC2010/fs_000321.html

U.S. Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women
(Contact information for state sexual assault coalitions)
www.ovw.usdoj.gov/

U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Overseas Citizens Services
http://travel.state.gov

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State Victim Assistance and Compensation Web Sites

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
www.nacvcb.org

National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators
www.navaa.org

State victim assistance and compensation Web sites
www.ovc.gov/map.html

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Organizations and Programs

Homicide

The Compassionate Friends
www.compassionatefriends.org/home.aspx

National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center
http://colleges.musc.edu/ncvc

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.
888-818-POMC
www.pomc.org

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Sexual Assault

FaithTrust Institute
www.faithtrustinstitute.org

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
www.ivatcenters.org

It Happened to Alexa Foundation

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
www.nsvrc.org

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
www.rainn.org

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Domestic Violence

American Bar Association Domestic Violence Safety Plan
www.abanet.org/tips/dvsafety.html

Battered Women's Justice Project
800-903-0111

FaithTrust Institute
www.faithtrustinstitute.org

Futures Without Violence
http://www.futureswithoutviolence.org

Family Violence Prevention Fund/Health Resource Center
888-RX-ABUSE

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
www.ivatcenters.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
www.ncadv.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
www.ndvh.org
800-799-SAFE

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
800-537-2238
TTY Hotline: 800-553-2508

National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center
www.musc.edu/vawprevention/

Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Child Protection and Custody
800-527-3223

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Children's Issues

About Our Kids
www.aboutourkids.org

Alliance for Children and Families
www.alliance1.org

Child Find of America, Inc.
www.childfindofamerica.org

ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD

ChildHelp, USA
www.childhelpusa.org

The Dougy Center National Center for Grieving Children and Families
www.dougy.org

International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children
www.icmec.org

The National Children's Alliance
www.nationalchildrensalliance.org

Stop It Now
www.stopitnow.com

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Mental Health

American Psychiatric Association
http://healthyminds.org