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    2015 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Call for Nominations due August 6, 2014
    2015 Award Nomination Period

    OVC is accepting nominations for the 2015 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. Nominate an individual, organization, team, or program that demonstrates outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim services by Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

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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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    OVC Goes Social
    OVC Goes Social

    Keep informed about OVC news and other announcements via our social media pages. Visit the Stay Connected section of our site to learn about additional ways to help keep you informed about events, new publications and products and other news from OVC.

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News and Features
Now online: the Elder Justice Roadmap Project Report—a strategic planning resource by the field . . . More News Announcements
Now available: Frequently Asked Questions for the OVC FY 2014 Vision 21 Tribal Community Wellness Centers: Serving Crime Victims Needs Solicitation. More News Announcements
OVC releases the first three modules of a free online elder abuse curriculum for legal service providers. More News Announcements
OVC will award each eligible state victim compensation program an annual VOCA Victim Compensation Formula grant. More News Announcements
OVC will award each eligible state victim assistance program an annual VOCA Victim Assistance Formula grant. More News Announcements
OVC is accepting nominations for the 2015 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards until August 6, 2014. More News Announcements
OVC releases Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault, an online guide that offers practical tools to promote understanding and support of transgender victims of sexual assault. More News Announcements
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Investigations want to hear from customers who believe they have been defrauded by TelexFree. More News Announcements
OVC will make up to three awards of up to $660,000 each to tribes or tribal nonprofit organizations to develop and implement a community wellness, victim-centered strategy that includes a Community Wellness Center as a central organizing force within the tribal jurisdiction.  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.

Crime Victims’ Service Awards

National Crime Victims' Service Awards. Submit Your Nominations by August 6, 2014.

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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