Office for Victims of Crime – Justice for Victims. OVC videos are designed to inform and assist victim service providers and allied professionals in their efforts to help crime victims. Users with dial-up connections will find Flash and introduction to networks companion guide full pdf-resolution video clips faster to download or view online. What is the Office for Victims of Crime?
This 3-minute video describes OVC’s mission and major responsibilities to enhance victims’ rights and services for all victims across the United States. What is the Crime Victims Fund? This 2-minute video describes the Crime Victims Fund, a major funding source for victim services throughout the Nation that is made up of fines, special assessments, and forfeited bail paid by people who are convicted of federal crimes in U. The video offers information about the various grant programs funded using VOCA dollars and OVC’s collaboration with state administrators of victim compensation and assistance programs.
Through funding to state victim assistance programs, OVC supports thousands of victim assistance programs throughout the Nation each year. State victim compensation programs assist victims with expenses that they would otherwise pay out of their own pocket. 5-minute video describes the help that is available for victims of crime by recognizing the effects of crime, identifying certain victims’ rights that are guaranteed in most states, and describing services available from state victim compensation and assistance programs. If you or someone you know is a victim of a crime, there are resources. This seven-part video series offers examples of successful programs and practices used to help drug-endangered Native youth heal from trauma. A companion resource guide accompanies this product. This video series features programs and practices that integrate Native stories and cultural traditions to help children, families, and communities in Indian Country to heal from substance abuse-related trauma.
Tribal leaders, service providers, and survivors share testimonials and practices to inform, guide, and inspire tribal communities as they work to help traumatized children on their path to healing. Through Our Eyes II: Children, Violence, and Trauma. Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma. Watch the full videos online. This video series addresses the needs of children exposed to crime, abuse, and violence. A companion resource guide accompanies each video.