National Organization for Victim Assistance Law and Legal Definition

The National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that aims to promote rights and services for victims of crime and crisis all around the globe. It was founded in 1975.

Victims, former victims and survivors, witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, and all others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services are members of the NOVA. This organization has introduced a number of program to help victims.