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OVC FY 2021 Building State Technology Capacity

Closing Date
OVC is seeking applications from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula Assistance and Compensation Program State Administering Agencies to implement statewide technology programs to enhance victims’ access to services, foster innovation and efficiency in the provision of services, improve the quality of services, and improve the accessibility and responsiveness of victim service organizations.

OVC FY 2021 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

Closing Date
Through this solicitation, OVC seeks to provide funding to organizations that demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance the use of technology in innovative ways to interact directly with crime victims and/or to provide information, referrals, crisis assistance, and longer-term help.

Building a Culture of Trust

Date Published
2020
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material
Agencies
OVC-Sponsored

Use of Technology

Victim service providers can use technology to improve responses, services, and access for victims of crime.

OVC funds organizations that demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance the use of technology in innovative ways to interact directly with crime victims and/or to provide information, referrals, crisis assistance, and longer-term help.

The following resources provide information on using technology in crime victim services.

Mobile Apps for Crime Victims and Providers

The following mobile applications (apps) provide information and resources about various types of victimization.

The inclusion of a mobile app on this page does not constitute an official endorsement, guarantee, or approval by OVC.

Before downloading any app, you may be interested in reviewing information from the App Safety Center, managed by the National Network to End Domestic Violence.