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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.

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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.
    2015 Report to the Nation

    This report describes how OVC is working to address emerging challenges in victim services and ways OVC is seeking to build capacity in the field.

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    April 21, 2015, 12 individuals and organizations were recognized at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.
    Ceremony Honors Outstanding Service

    On April 21, 2015, 12 individuals and organizations were recognized for their outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services at the 2015 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.

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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
Attend OVC’s Vision 21 Forum Addressing Strangulation in Domestic Violence Cases: Maricopa County’s Multidisciplinary Approach in Washington, D.C. on Monday, September 21, 2015 More News Announcements
New Toolkit to Help Victims of Mass Violence and Terrorism More News Announcements
The 2015 OVC Report to the Nation: Building Capacity Through Research, Innovation, Technology, and Training is now available More News Announcements
View the OVC social media feed, which is now available on our homepage More News Announcements
OVC Expresses Sympathies for Victims of the Lafayette Shootings More News Announcements
Support for Shooting Victims at U.S. Military Sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee More News Announcements
Learn about the progress being made to improve services to victims of human trafficking in the FYs 2013-2014 Federal Strategic Action Plan Status Report More News Announcements
The summer edition of OVC News & Program Updates is now available More News Announcements
Support for Shooting Victims at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina More News Announcements
On April 29, 2015, Loretta E. Lynch was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden as the 83rd Attorney General of the United States More News Announcements
2015 National Crime Victims Service Awards Ceremony honors 12 individuals and organizations for their work with victims, victim services on April 21, 2015 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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