Trainers Bureau

The Office for Vlctims of Crime's (OVC's) Trainers Bureau improves services to crime victims by providing training and technical assistance to victim assistance programs and other agencies that deal with crime victims. This initiative is designed to assist Federal, State, and local agencies in addressing administrative and programmatic issues.


OVC has established the following goals for the Trainers Bureau:

Services Provided

OVC has identified and recruited consultants, including:

Topics Covered

The Trainers Bureau offers expertise on a wide range of general and specific victim-related topics. Some examples of general topics include

Application Information

To apply for Trainers Bureau training and technical assistance services:

Selection Criteria

The Trainers Bureau will consider the following criteria for selection of services:

Special consideration will be given to requests where the assistance would have statewide or regional impact, or build interagency or multidisciplinary capacity to deliver services.

For additonal information, contact the Trainers Bureau, Office for Victims of Crime, Special Projects Division, Suite 1352, 633 Indiana Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20531, 202-307-5950.

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