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OVC develops publications and products on emerging victim issues, promising practices, policy development, and technical assistance and skill-building tools.

Product Types

Locating Publications & Resources

  • Search Publications — Search hundreds of publications published or sponsored by OVC, along with publications relevant to the victim services field from other Program Offices within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Find Resources by Topic — Find resources of all types by topic. The consolidated resources span documents, multimedia, related links, frequently asked questions, solicitations, and more.
  • OVC Publication Archive — Many older materials have moved. If you can't find an OVC publication, visit the Publication Archive. Please note that these materials are being provided for reference purposes only and are no longer being maintained.
  • Office of Justice Programs Virtual Library — To expand your search to include materials from other agencies and organizations, visit this Virtual Library. This collection contains more than 30,000 resources relevant to the victim services field.

Select OVC publications and products are available in hardcopy and can be ordered from the Office of Justice Programs.

Search for and order available OVC resources on the Office of Justice Programs Virtual Library website.

While OVC resources are free, shipping and handling fees may apply (see the Shopping Cart Help page for more information).

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Award-Winning OVC Products

View prestigious awards given to OVC publications, websites, and multimedia products on the Award-Winning OVC Products page.