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Aside from compensation, how can I recover financial loss due to a violent crime?
Some victims of crime file a civil suit against their offender or a third party to try to recover fi... Read More
Last updated:  04/11/2013

How can I order the National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Theme Poster?
A limited number of theme posters and resource kits (includes copies of this year's Theme Poster and... Read More
Last updated:  03/07/2018

Where can I conduct legal research relating to victims' rights?
If you’re interested in conducting legal research relating to crime victims, visit the VictimLaw and... Read More
Last updated:  05/01/2018

When will National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) be observed in 2018?
National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) will be held on April 7-13, 2019 and this year’s theme i... Read More
Last updated:  12/07/2017

When may I submit my nomination for the National Crime Victims' Service Awards?
Nominations for the 2018 National Crime Victims' Service Awards are now closed. For more information... Read More
Last updated:  07/27/2017

How can I order OVC publications and products?
Many OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the National Cr... Read More
Last updated:  04/10/2013

How can I learn about effective victim service programs?
Created by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice,... Read More
Last updated:  11/30/2012

Is there information available on how to write a victim impact statement?
Guidelines on how to write a victim impact statement are available in the Office for Victims of Crim... Read More
Last updated:  08/28/2015

What is Vision 21?
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand th... Read More
Last updated:  06/25/2013
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