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National Organization for Victim Assistance

Contact Information

Courthouse Square 510 King Street, Ste. 424
Alexandria, VA 22314

1-800-879-6682 (Voice - Toll-free)
703-535-6682 (Voice)
703-535-5500 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The National Organization for Victim Assistance is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization of victim and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services. NOVA serves as a national forum for victim advocacy in support of victim oriented legislation and public policy. In addition, NOVA serves individual victims and witnesses of crime, supports local victim assistance programs, and sponsors conferences and forums on victim assistance issues. The organization is supported by grants and membership fees and the sale of pamphlets and books from its information clearinghouse. NOVA also provides training and direct support to victims and survivors of disasters via its National Crisis Response Team project.


There is a wide variety of publications available for visitors and those only available to NOVA members. In addition, there are publications and merchandise for sale.


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Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/3/2012
Date Revised: 1/8/2005
Health Referral Number: HR2082
Accession Number: DP91A0612

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