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Office for Victims of Crime

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OVC Directory of Crime Victim Services

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OVC is pleased to announce the availability of Professional Development Scholarships to those who work with victims of crime for continuing education opportunities in the victim services field. Scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 are available through OVC's Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC).

Visit the new OVC Web Forum, which connects you with a network of service providers sharing best practices and innovative ideas that can help the crime victims you serve. Make connections. Share Ideas. Change Lives.

Submit your nominations for the 2005 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Awards and the new Allied Professional Award. Deadline: October 29, 2004.

With OVC funding, the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) is seeking State Victim Clinic Program Grant Solicitations for establishing crime victim legal clinics to provide direct legal services to victims of felony and violent crimes. Apply through NCVLI only by October 15, 2004.

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National Domestic Violence Hotline icon: 1-800-799-7233 (TTY 1-800-787-3224)Promote Awareness Domestic Violence
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you need help, call 1-800-799-7233 (TTY 1-800-787-3224), visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline or use OVC's domestic violence links to learn more. In addition, throughout October, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, coordinated by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, is sponsoring activities.

Publishing Guidelines iconOVC Publishing Guidelines for Print and Web Media (August 2004)
Updated product guidelines for preparing and submitting products and publications are now available. The new edition includes specific directions for writing for the web.

OVC Help Series logoOVC Help Series Now Available in Spanish
(Folletos de la Serie de Ayuda Ahora Estan Disponible en Español)
The Help Series from OVC covers domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, child abuse, and six other topics to help victims in crisis.

Victims of Crime with Disabilities Resource GuideNew Tools Added to Guide for Victims of Crime with Disabilities
An expanded Victims of Crime with Disabilities Resource Guide now offers new tools and services: a searchable resources database, calendar, monthly newsletter, discussion boards, and funding news. This comprehensive resource is made possible by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND).


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