The Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA), is a major funding source for victim service providers and crime victims throughout the Nation. Learn more!
Please submit your CTAS application by 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Applications submitted after 9 p.m. EST on March 20, 2018, will not be considered for funding.
Application details and instructions can Read more
On April 13, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will honor individuals, teams, programs, and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding service in supporting crime Read more
March 7, 2018: The White House has announced the creation of a Federal Interagency Council on Crime Prevention and Improving Reentry.
Still, generations of trauma and abuse has left a scar on Native American populations, who are searching for the best way to tackle the epidemic within the tribes. “There is common agreement that the Read more
Today (February 23), Unified Solutions Executive Director, Stanley Pryor, presented Kristen Mothershead with the “Blanket of Knowledge.” This blanket was given to honor Kristen and the donation of her time and knowledge discussing and Read more
On February 26, 2018, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ET, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will present “Using Brief Interventions to Prevent Teen Dating Read more
- Are you a researcher looking to do “real world” research that impacts crime victim response?
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National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks to build an increased capability to conduct rigorous research and evaluation projects in Indian country and Alaska Native villages through promotion of engagement between researchers and tribal nations.
The Read more
Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) FY 2018 Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program-Updated.
The Campus Program encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, Read more
Check out this important story from the Daily Beast about state efforts to introduce sexual assault survivors’ bills of rights:
These state laws are modeled after the Federal Sexual Read more
The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation has released its preliminary semi-annual crime statistics (Uniform Crime Reports) for the first half of 2017, which found slight decreases in crime.
Join other law enforcement and school personnel to address school violence and youth victimization concerns through the use of crime prevention and response strategies. Examine the impacts of trauma on youth and effective strategies Read more
Did you know? The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) HELP Brochure Series provides a resource for victims of crime and the victim service providers Read more