Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is committed to enhancing the Nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and to providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime.OVC Website
OVC’s main undertaking is to improve the Nation’s ability to help victims of crime and to be a leader in transforming attitudes, policies, and practices that encourage justice and healing for victims. There are five divisions of the OVC which administer particular areas. They are:
Federal Assistance Division
Program Development and Dissemination Division
State Compensation and Assistance Division
Training and Information Dissemination Division
Terrorism and International Victim Assistance Services Division.