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Every year in April, OVC helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW), which will be observed in 2018 on April 8–14.

National Crime Victims’ Service Awards

Each year, OVC recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services. The award recipients, who are selected from public nominations in 11 categories, are extraordinary individuals, organizations, teams, and programs that provide services to victims of crime. The honorees are honored at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony.

OVC is now accepting nominations for the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards.

Nominations are due on July 31, 2017.

NCVRW Mailing List

Sign up for the NCVRW Mailing List to receive—

  • A complimentary copy of the 2018 NCVRW Theme Poster;
  • Email notification when the 2018 NCVRW Resource Guide is available to download;
  • Details concerning the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony; and
  • Information about future National Crime Victims’ Service Award nomination periods.
2017 NCVRW Theme Poster
2017 NCVRW Theme Poster Download the 2017 Resource Guide for educational content, campaign materials, artwork, crime and victimization fact sheets, a theme video, and more. View Resource Guides from previous years.
Awards and Events
NCVRW events photoThe 2018 nomination period is now open. Submit nominations by July 31, 2017.
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