OVC aims to improve the response to all human trafficking survivors by strengthening collaborations and integrating human trafficking expertise into the field through an array of training and technical assistance resources.
Legal Assistance for Crime Victims
OVC is working with national experts to offer training and technical assistance opportunities to the legal community; providing attorneys with the tools they need to increase their knowledge base about crime victim issues; and increasing their capacity to provide pro bono or no-cost representation to crime victims.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Teams
Easily find the resources you need to help build your capacity to assist victims of sexual violence.
Download materials to make a topic-specific, in-person training more effective and improve the capacity of the presenter.
Access interactive training in a wide variety of subject areas. Programs are available to take on your own schedule, at your own pace, from your own computer.
Online trainings, conferences, and informative gatherings are available live or prerecorded.
National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network
This Toolkit provides guidance to improve services to identity theft victims and to start a collaborative group in your area. It includes an interactive map of local resources, training, and marketing tools.
Strategic Planning Toolkit
Help your organization make a plan to grow, change, and remain sustainable into the future. This Toolkit offers instruction on what strategic planning looks like and how to develop and implement a plan.
Human Trafficking Task Force e-Guide
This e-Guide is a comprehensive source for law enforcement, victim service providers, and prosecutors for the latest findings, tools, and resources on all aspects of human trafficking.
Technical Assistance Guides
Do you know what training your organization really needs? Are your grantees working effectively? OVC has tools for victim service providers and allied professionals to conduct program evaluations and needs assessments.
This database of victims' rights laws is a useful tool for service providers and victims to find information on statutes, codes, case law, and other laws in their jurisdiction.
OVC offers guidance on where to find funding from across the Federal Government.
Additional Training and Technical Assistance Links
Many parts of the government and nongovernmental organizations are doing wonderful work in the area of crime victimization, and we want to connect you to them.
VOCA administrators and other staff of State Administering Agencies can access resources to better respond to the needs of VOCA subgrantees.
Use our online Resource Library to search for tools, promotional items, reference materials, and more for your organizational development and training needs.
Participate in our monthly Expert Q&A sessions to communicate with national experts and colleagues about best practices for assisting victims of crime.