National Center for Victims of Crime Law and Legal Definition

The National Center for Victims of Crime is a leading resource and advocacy organization of the U.S. It is an organization dedicated towards assisting crime victims and providing them with all information they need. It works for the crime victims and people serving those victims. It was established in 1985. The Center aims to forge a national commitment to help crime victims in rebuilding their lives.

National Center for Victims of Crime works in coalition with local, state, and federal partners and serves crime victims by:

Providing direct services and resources to crime victims across the U.S.;

Delivering training and technical assistance to victim service organizations, counselors, attorneys, criminal justice agencies, and allied professionals serving victims of crime;

Advocating for laws and public policies that secure rights, resources, and protections for crime victims; and

Promoting thought relating to the impact of crime and the ways in which each individual can help crime victims rebuild their lives.