skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 229734 Find in a Library
Title: OVC Focus On...2003
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: December 2004
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
OVC Resource Ctr
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: HTML
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This reference report provides an overview of programs funded under the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) for 2003.
Abstract: Available from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Archive, this reference file provides an overview of the various programs funded by OVC in 2003. Topics covered in this report include: American Indian and Alaska Native Initiatives (i.e., Tribal Victim Assistance Program, MADD American Indian Outreach, Children’s Advocacy Centers in Indian Country, Riverside Indian Boarding School), faith-based initiatives (i.e., Community Chaplaincy Program, Family Violence Project, Good Samaritans), promising practices and demonstration projects (i.e., Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Mobile Unit, District-Specific Training Program, Treasury Offset Program), public education and awareness projects (i.e., National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, OVC Resource Center, Oral History Project), technology (i.e., VS2000 System Information Technology Project, Online Directory of Crime Victim Services, International Terrorism Victim Compensation Program Software), terrorism and mass violence (i.e., Developing a Strategic Plan for Responding to Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence: A Community Protocol, Specialized Training To Respond to the Mental Health Needs of Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence, Assisting U.S. Citizens Victimized Abroad), training, education, and technical assistance initiatives (i.e., State Victim Assistance Academies, National Youth Education Project, Corrections-Based Victim Services Training, Training for Physicians on Elder Abuse), victims’ rights initiatives (i.e., National Crime Victim Law Institute, Victims’ Rights Education Project, Judicial Training Project), and victim service initiatives (i.e., Services for Trafficking Victims, Victim Reunification Travel Program: Addressing International Parental Child Abduction Cases, Federal Crime Victim Assistance Emergency Fund).
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Model programs; Reference materials; Victim program surveys; Victims of Crime
Note: Online only document
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.