Crime Victims and Public Safety
Crime victim and public safety programs work with governments, community-based organizations and individuals to reduce the impact of crime, substance abuse, and violence. Our programs use advocacy, prevention, education, treatment, and law enforcement to stop violence, substance abuse and their social impacts so that Washington's communities are the best places to work and live.
Crime Victims Advocacy
The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) serves as a voice within government for the needs of crime victims in Washington State. Established in 1990, OCVA serves the state by:
Programs & Information
Are you a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other crime? Do you know someone who is a victim of crime?
- Crime Victims Resource Guide to services in your county
- Washington State Clearinghouse on Human Trafficking