The National Center for Victims of Crime has a number of resources available to assist victims of crime. Our new Connect Directory provides contact information for victim service providers throughout the country. (Please note that the National Center's Crime Victim Helpline (800-FYI-CALL) is no longer in service).
The National Center's Connect Directory provides a fast and easy way for victims to locate service providers specializing in specific areas of victimization in a wide variety of jurisdictions throughout the country. Users enter information into a simple form which is used to pull up contact information for service providers nearby who can help.
https://www.domesticshelters.org/, a project of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), and Theresa's Fund, provides abuse victims, their friends and family, and agencies, with the most comprehensive, searchable database housing more than 300,000 data points on more than 3,000 domestic violence shelters, agencies and programs in the U.S.
Get Help Bulletins
GetHelp Bulletins provide information on a wide range of topics, including the impact of crime, victims' rights, and the criminal and civil justice processes. The bulletins also include resources for victims, their families, and friends.
Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), provides an online directory of Victim Services throughout the country. OVC also provides information about victim assistance and compensation programs available in communities around the country.
Go to the helpful links section of our resource library for other Web sites offering crime and victimization information.
The National Crime Victim Bar Association is a network of attorneys and allied professionals dedicated to facilitating civil actions brought by crime victims. Crime victims may be able to file civil lawsuits against perpetrators and responsible third parties for the damages the victims suffered as a result of the crime.