External Resources

Virginia Victim Assistance Resources:

A Summary of Virginia’s Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (The Alliance)

Virginia Victim Assistance Network (VVAN)

Virginia’s Victim Fund (VVF)

Office of the Attorney General Victim Services Initiatives and Programs

Virginia Department of Corrections

Federal Agencies & National Victim-Related Organizations:

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI)

National Center for Victims of Crime


National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE) through the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp  1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline   1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)

Male Survivor

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

Break the Cycle- Teen Dating Violence

FORGE: National Organization for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Survivors of Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking

Stalking Resource Center

National Human Trafficking Resource Center/Polaris Project

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINELink)

Grant Management, Technical Assistance, and Training Resources:

Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide

Federal Register, Office for Victims of Crime (VOCA), Final Rule

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Frequently Asked Questions

Indirect Costs Presentation

Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance

National Sexual Violence Resource Center/Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape Online Learning Campus

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence: Upcoming Trainings, Webinars, and Events Around the Country