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Victimization

Training Helps Police Respond to Victims of Transnational Elder Fraud

Register for the OVC-funded Responding to Transnational Elder Fraud - A Victim-Centered Approach for Law Enforcement virtual training.

This free, 1-day training course provides criminal justice practitioners in the United States with information to assist older victims of fraud perpetuated in multiple jurisdictions via phone or the Internet.

The training offers background information on transnational fraud and tips for identifying and interviewing older victims through...

OVC FY 2022 Enhancing Access to Victim Services

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This program is designed to improve and expand the availability of accessible victim-centered, trauma-informed services for crime victims who are disabled, Deaf, hard-of-hearing, limited English proficient, blind, and/or visually impaired.

Register for a pre-application webinar on Wednesday, June 9, 2022, from 3:30–4:30 p.m., eastern time.

Missing or Murdered Indigenous People: Bringing Loved Ones Home

May 2022
Grassroots efforts working to increase national awareness and understanding of the missing or murdered indigenous persons crisis are highlighted in this video. Also referred to as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW), Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR), or other names specific to a Tribal community (such as Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives, MMDR, in the Navajo Nation); each acronym represents the generations of American Indians and Alaska Natives that have mourned missing or murdered loved ones. Working together can help bring healing and justice.

OVC FY 2022 Preventing Trafficking of Girls

Closing Date
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Under this solicitation, experienced organizations will work with OVC’s existing training and technical assistance provider to develop or enhance prevention and early intervention services based on best practices to focus on the needs of girls who are at risk or are victims of sex trafficking.

Register for a pre-application webinar on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, from 1:00–2:00 p.m., eastern time.

OVC FY 2022 Transforming America’s Response to Older Victims: Developing and Supporting Statewide Elder Justice Coalitions and Training and Technical Assistance Program

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Under this program, OVC will fund a program to develop or expand statewide Elder Justice Coalitions. The funded applicant will make and monitor subgrants to seven Coalitions, and support them, and other established coalitions across the United States, by providing national-scope technical assistance.