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Crime Victims

Get Help: The following resources are intended to help victims of crime. If you or someone you know needs victim assistance, find out how to get help by clicking on one of the links below.

Victim Assistance Resources

Online Directory of Crime Victim Services—Database that can be searched locally, nationally, and internationally for public, private, nonprofit, and community agencies that provide assistance and services in the victim’s local area.

Help for Crime Victims—Provides information on how to contact victim assistance and compensation programs in your state, as well as links to resources, organizations, and publications.

Victim Assistance and Compensation Programs—Interactive map that connects you to crime victim services and compensation programs that help reimburse victims for out-of-pocket costs through their state’s Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) administrative office, which is funded by the Office for Victims of Crime.

Resources for International Victims—Links to international centers, publications, and Web sites related to crime victim issues.

Helplines: Toll-Free Telephone Numbers—Hotlines and 1-800 numbers for national victim serving organizations, clearinghouses, and referral organizations.

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Victims' Rights

Crime Victims' Rights—Links to detailed information on crime victims' rights legislation, advocacy organizations, sex offender registry information, and victim compensation regulations.

OVC Publications
What You Can Do If You Are a Victim of Crime. You Have Rights. You Can Get Help. Download Brochure.

What Is the Office for Victims of Crime? (HTML)

What You Can Do If You Are a Victim of Crime (HTML)

Crime Victims Fund (HTML)

OVC Help Series for Crime Victims (HTML)

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Just two years ago, my baby brother Joseph was shot. At that time, I had no idea that I needed help, or that my family needed help. If you are a victim of crime, seek help, because help is there for you.

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