Resources are Available to Help Ensure Services to Older Americans. During Older Americans Month, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) encourages agencies to renew their commitment to serving older Americans:
–The U.S. Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative provides resources to combat elder abuse and financial exploitation and encourages victims to report abuse.
–Through the OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center, OVC has created a series of webinars in partnership with the Elder Justice Initiative.
–Watch the Elder Justice Initiative recorded webinars which provide critical information for prosecutors, victim specialists, law enforcement, and others working on elder abuse cases.
–Find additional resources on the Elder Abuse/Mistreatment section of our site.