OJJDP invites fifth graders to participate in the 2019 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest. The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of Read more
To provide guidance on the Fiscal Year 2019 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), the Department of Justice is sponsoring 11 webinars that will educate applicants on CTAS application requirements for Read more
If your organization provides services to help American Indian and Alaska Native survivors recover from crime and abuse, submit your information to the Tribal Resource Tool by visiting the Tribal Resource tool website.
Join staff from Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and State VOCA Administrators from: Arizona, Nevada, California, Oregon, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Michigan, Texas, Nebraska, and Washington.
Workshop Title: State VOCA Administrators and Tribal Victim Services: Read more
Vicarious trauma is an occupational challenge for people working and volunteering to help victims of crime, due to their continuous exposure to victims of trauma and violence.
In 2017, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Read more
Check out the National Crime Victim Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) funded through a Cooperative Grant with the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice. Read more
Join Wreaths Across America to lay holiday wreathes on the graves of those who served. Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day (December 15th), Wreaths Across America’s mission is to Remember, Honor and Read more
Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice, through OJJDP, recognizes individuals, organizations, and agencies that have made a difference in recovering abducted children and protecting children from exploitation.
The Department honors the awardees each May Read more
The Tribal Resource Tool will make its official debut at the 16th Indian Nations Conference which will take place December 5-7. 2018. Please submit your program or organization’s information before then to be included Read more
Summary: Batterer Intervention Programs (BIP) provide an opportunity for program participants to be accountable for their abusive behavior. One key aspect of BIPs is the outreach they provide to partners of abusers for the Read more
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Read more
Register for an Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) Webinar: “Barriers and Facilitators to Health, Wellness, and Treatment in Tribal Communities Dealing With Elder Abuse.”
November 8, 2018 | Read more
OVC has created an e-publication titled “Model Standards for Serving Victims and Survivors of Crime” to assist OVC grantee programs/victim-serving programs in creating guidelines, policies, and procedures to identify ways of documenting and administering Read more
Crime victims with incarceration histories too often do not receive the services they need to heal because of the stigma and barriers associated with being formerly incarcerated. In an effort to reduce stigma and Read more
Proposals are now being accepted for the National Sexual Assault Conference! The conference will be held August 21-23, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA. This year’s conference theme is Beyond the Breakthrough. Proposals are due on Read more
The conference will be held at:
888 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Map)
Note: The Renaissance Hotel no longer has rooms for Tuesday December 4th, Wednesday December 5th and Thursday December 6th. Read more
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is sponsoring a webinar on Thursday, November 1 from 1 pm to 2 pm EST on “Advancing Research Initiatives and Combatting the Human Trafficking Epidemic.” For more information and Read more
NCVC is currently collecting information about victim service providers to include in the Tribal Resource Tool. The team is working to identify any and all organizations that provide resources or support to American Indian Read more
Nominations now being accepted for the Annual Missing and Unidentified Persons Conference Service Award until January 31, 2019.
The Missing and Unidentified Persons Conference Service Award recognizes the extraordinary efforts and outstanding achievement of an Read more
The National Indian Country Training Initiative, in partnership with Mending the Sacred Hoop and AEquitas, both Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) funded Technical Assistance providers, announces the National Institute on the Prosecution of Read more
The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar in our Trauma, Opioids, and Domestic Violence Series focused on Critical Issues and Promising Approaches.
Tuesday, October 23, Read more
With support from OVC, the Tribal Law and Policy Institute will host the 16th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime December 5–7, 2018, on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band Read more
NICWA is celebrating 35 years of working to eliminate child abuse and neglect by strengthening native families, tribes, and the laws that protect them!
In honor of this anniversary, NICWA created a platform at the Read more
The Center for Victim Research has opened its three-minute video competition for graduate student researchers to highlight research collaborations between graduate students and practitioners and/or organizations within the field of victim services.
The CVR is Read more