Legal Aid Sites by Subject Area
Victims of Crime
- Directory of Crime Victims Helplines
Provides contact list to find additional information for rights and services available to victims of crimes.
- Directory of Crime Victim Services
A resource from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC); helps crime victims and service providers find non-emergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad. Can search the Directory location, type of victimization, service needed, agency type.
- Legal Assistance for Crime Victims
Office for Victims of Crime provides training and technical assistance to attorneys with knowledge about crime-victim issues to provide pro bono legal representation.
- National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
An association of crime victim compensation programs which help victims cope with the costs of violent crime, with links to every state's compensation program.
- U.S. Department of Justice: Report a Crime
Ways to report to the Department of Justice a violent crime, child pornography or sexual exploitation of children, trafficking in persons, terrorism, drugs, crimes involving alcohol, tobacco, firearms or explosives, fraud, computer and internet crime, and white collar crime.
- U.S. Department of Justice: Office for Victims of Crime
Contains guidelines of standards of care to serve victims of crimes, resources to locate local programs and contact a helpline, information about grants and funding.
National Hotline for Crime Victims 1-855-4-VICTIM (1-855-484-2846). Provides information on victim rights, and referrals for national hotlines and links such as identify theft resource center, FINRA Securities helpline for seniors, etc.