Violence Prevention & Victimization

OVC FY 17 Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Seamless Approach from First Response to Healing

The goal of this solicitation is to update and expand OVC's resources to support crime victims with disabilities, particularly the following two resources: Victims with Disabilities: Collaborative, Multidisciplinary First Response DVD and Trainers Guide (published in 2009 and revised in 2011) and Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview DVD and Trainer's Guide (published 2007 and revised in 2011). Since these documents were first published, expansive work has been done on disabilities and the technology landscape of victimization has rapidly changed.

Program to End Modern Slavery (PEMS)

Anti-Trafficking in Persons Program to End Modern Slavery

Educating State-Level Stakeholders on Injury and Violence Prevention

Unintentional injuries and violence kill more individuals ages 1-44 than any other cause and are one of the top 10 leading causes of death for individuals of all ages. Each year nearly 180,000 die, 2.8 million are hospitalized and 29 million are treated in an emergency department. These events cost the United States more than $400 billion dollars each year, with over $80 billion in medical costs and the remainder in lost productivity.

Refugee Microenterprise Development (MED) Program

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for the Refugee Microenterprise Development (MED) Program. ORR has supported MED projects since 1991 to a variety of public agencies, community economic development agencies, local mutual assistance associations, and voluntary agencies.

Refugee Health Promotion

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) invites States to submit applications for Refugee Health Promotion (RHP) discretionary grant funds. The purpose of the RHP grant is to support health and emotional wellness among refugees. The program is designed to coordinate and promote local health and mental health services and education. The funding should enhance access to health care services.

Report: Child Maltreatment 2015

This report from the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides state-level data from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System on reports of abuse and neglect made to CPS agencies.

Upcoming Event: National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This website highlights National Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual observance dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect and promoting child and family well-being.