VICTIM RESOURCES

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These are Victim Resources.
Please also see: Victim Resources for Coping


ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
(click here for Organizations/Agencies)

9th Circuit Rules Vatican Can Be Sued Over Abuse
www.law.com, March 4, 2009

Rural Victim and Witness Assistance
A Victim/Witness Guide for Rural Prosecutors

Computerized System Lets Victims Know if Convicts are Released Early or Transferred
The Associated Press, March 19, 2002

Defining the Rights of Victims
The Hartford Courant, November 28, 2001

First Response to Victims of Crime 2001
A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers, prepared by the National Sheriffs' Association with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Help for Victims of Sexual Assault
Advice and resources for victims of sexual assault in the U.K., from The Metropolitan Police Service.

Illinois Crime Victims Can Apply For Compensation On Net
The News-Gazette, March 11, 2002


ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
(click here for Articles/Information/Research)

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
100-141 rue Catherine Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1C3
Canada
Phone: (613) 233-7614
Toll-free: 1-887-232-2610
www.crcvc.ca

Finnish Service for Crime Victims
Central Office
PL 168, 00141 Helsinki
Finland
Phone: 09-6123232
www.rikosuhripaivystys.fi

International Victimology Website
Ministry of Justice
Research and Documentation Centre
P.O. Box 20301
2500 EH The Hague
The Netherlands
Phone: 070 370 6819
www.victimology.nl
Through the International Victimology Website, the UN Center for International Crime Prevention, the Research and Documentation Center of the Netherlands Ministry of Justice and the World Society of Victimology aim to promote the UN Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power.

MAKO
Movement Against Kindred Offenders, Inc.
P.O Box 424
Elizabeth S.A 5112
Phone: 04 1976 2286
www.mako.org.au
A not for profit community organisation in Australia which offers assistance and referrals for victims of sex crimes and runs a national prevention campaign.

National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: (202) 467-8700
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-211-7996
Toll-free Helpline: 1-800-FYI-CALL
www.ncvc.org

National Organization for Victim Assistance
1757 Park Road, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: (202) 232-6682
Toll-free: 1-800-TRY-NOVA
www.try-nova.org

Office for Victims of Crime
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
TTY Toll-free: 1-877-712-9279
Toll-free: 1-800-851-3420
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/

Safe Horizon
2 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 577-7700
www.safehorizon.org
Safe Horizon provides support and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. Serves the five boroughs of New York City.

V.I.N.E.
Victim Information and Notification Everyday
Appriss, Inc.
10401 Linn Station Road, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40223-3842
www.vinelink.com
VINE is a fully automated, information and notification service that immediately notifies registered users upon a change in an offender's status (including release, parole, or escape). Registration is free.

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