Office of Crime Victim Advocacy

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Are you a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other crime? Do you know someone who is a victim of a crime?

The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Resource Guide can help you to locate a non-emergency victim service provider in Washington State. Each service provider offers a variety of services including: crisis intervention, advocacy, support groups, medical and mental health care, transitional housing, and emergency shelter. Additionally, some service providers may focus on domestic violence or sexual assault.  Locate a resource

Office on Violence Against Women Resource Guide on COVID-19

April 21, 2020. The Office on Violence Against Women developed this Resource Guide to answer questions on grant management, obligations and options on how to operate and provide services.
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Black History Month Blog Post

Black women are disproportionately impacted by all forms of violence. In a study conducted by the Black Women’s Blueprint, 40-60% of Black women report being subjected to coercive sexual contact by age 18. 40% of confirmed sex trafficking survivors in the United States are Black. Domestic violence is related to an estimated 51.3% of Black adult female homicides. Black women, particularly Black women survivors of violence, have been at the

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Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Funding Reductions

OCVA is providing an update on federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding, as we know many of you may be hearing about reductions in federal VOCA funds through the media and through victim service coalitions. Please keep in mind that there are still many unknowns, but we can share the information we have that may be helpful in your planning. Washington state has experienced three years of significant decreases

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Office Of Crime Victims Advocacy
Washington State Department Of Commerce
P.O. Box 42525
1011 Plum Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-2525
Grantee Line: 1-866-857-9889
Fax: 360-586-7176
If you are a victim of a crime and are looking for services:
ocva@commerce.wa.gov
Direct Service Line:1-800-822-1067

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