The Project Safe Childhood Initiative

News: Project Safe Childhood is a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state Read more… Entity Validation Update!

Alert: Entity Validation Update! GSA implemented a new process to validate an entity’s legal business name and physical address when requesting a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and for completing a entity registration. Due to a high volume of requests, entity validations are taking longer than expected to process. Read more…

JustGrants Unavailable until May 18.

News: During a planned system upgrade of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) financial management system, JustGrants will be unavailable from Friday, May 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. ET to Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET.The DOJ financial management system and JustGrants systems are closely integrated, therefore, JustGrants must Read more…

OJJDP Increasing Focus on Gun Violence

News: The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has increased its focus on reducing violent crime and gun violence to create safer communities for youth and families. Learn more at

The OVC introduces the 2022 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards recipients.

News: The Office for Victims of Crime introduces the 2022 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards recipients. The following 14 individuals and organizations were honored this year for their extraordinary work in supporting victims of crime during the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony. Learn more at

A message from OVC Director Kristina Rose

Read a message from OVC Director Kristina Rose commemorating Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and highlighting this year’s theme and a range of OVC initiatives and resources designed to ensure access to care for victims of sexual assault.  Learn more at