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Read the information below carefully to find the best contact information or resource to access for your specific situation.


If you feel that you are in immediate danger, we strongly urge you to call your local police department’s emergency number (911).

Find other crisis hotlines, including the National Elder Abuse Hotline and National Domestic Violence Hotline, on our helpline referral list.

If you are seeking information on victim services, compensation, and assistance available to victims of crime, please consult our web resources:

Contact a public affairs specialist at 202-532-0037 or [email protected].

If you are an OVC grantee and have questions about your grant, please view our Contacts for Help with Your Award referral sheet for assistance.

If you are a VOCA subgrantee, please contact your state VOCA administrator. Visit OVC’s State Support page for contact information.

For for information on victim-related resources, ordering OVC publications and products, or other general inquires, contact the OVC Response Center. You may also search our FAQs database for answers to frequent questions on crime victim-related topics.

OVC Response Center
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD  20849–6000
Phone: 800-851-3420 or 202-836-6998
(TTY 301-240-6310)
Email: [email protected]
Order Publications Online

For information on training and technical assistance available from OVC, contact the OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center at:

9300 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA  22031–6050
Phone: 866-OVC-TTAC (866-682-8822)
(TTY 866-682-8880)
Fax: 703-225-2338
Email: [email protected]

Contact the OVC Response Center:

Phone: 800-851-3420 or 202-836-6998
(TTY 301-240-6310)
Email: [email protected]

If you would like to contact OVC staff or have questions specific to OVC’s initiatives, grants, and programs, contact us at:

810 Seventh Street NW., Second Floor
Washington, DC  20531
Phone: 202-307-5983


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