Resources for Victim Service Providers - Victim Support/Services
The objective of this study is to attempt to capture the number of victims served for human trafficking offenses as well as the services they received. This research study seeks to identify who is currently serving human trafficking victims, how agencies are identifying human trafficking victims, how many victims were served in Georgia during the 2012 Calendar Year (CY2012), services that are available to human trafficking victims, and the training that providers currently serving victims are receiving.
This resource page provides links to webinars and documents relating to topics such as: risk assessment in batterer intervention, intimate partner violence, and the impact of arresting victims.
Rehabilitation, Reconciliation, and Community Safety. Bridges To Life (BTL) brings healing to victims of crime, reduces recidivism among offender graduates of the program, and helps make our community a safer place.
The "nature and status of victim-related services sponsored by departments of correction (DOCs)" is assessed (p. 1). Sections of this report include: about this study; study highlights; hearing the perspectives of crime victims; services offered for victims of crime; communications with staff, crime victims, and other stakeholders; inmate programming related to victim issues; evaluations of DOC-based services for crime victims; outside funding for corrections-based victim services; agencies' interests and needs; and the future of corrections-based services for crime victims.
"This is a national directory of all known corrections-based victim service providers, maintained by the National Association of Victim Service Professionals in Corrections (NAVSPIC)." Information provided includes (if available): contact person, title, state correctional agency, phone number, email address, postal address, and website.
Sered, Danielle and Bridgette Butler. Vera Institute of Justice.
The report builds on a year of work on the ground learning from victim services providers across the country. The team met with VOCA administrators, listened to crime survivors, and heard from seasoned advocates in the field. The case studies in this report are intended to serve as examples of organizations that stand to benefit most from the increase in funds. The team then outlined a range of challenges and recommendations to help maximize the opportunity at hand.
In 2011 and 2012, the Oregon Department of Justice (ODOJ), Crime Victims’ Services Division (CVSD) initiated a Listening Tour with the nine federally recognized tribes in Oregon. This report provides a summary of the conversations that took place during the tour. CVSD hopes this will guide our next steps and enhance our partnerships and community collaborations with Tribal Nations.
This webinar outlines the 2016 VOCA rule change allowing rape crisis centers to use VOCA assistance funds to serve victims who are incarcerated. The change also enables corrections agencies working to comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act to call on rape crisis centers to be an additional source of service and support for victims.
This brochure provides an overview of victim rights and services around notification and restitution, as well as a description of what happens to someone once convicted of a crime. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
The Victim Services Division (VSD) was first established as a section in the Parole Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in 1993. The creation of the Victim Services Section was a result of crime victims requesting services, the foresight of staff and the passage of crime victims’ rights by the Texas Legislature. This report provides highlights from the VSD for FY 2014.