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Resources can be a valuable took in your journey. 

Office of Victim Advocate

Resources can be a valuable tool to help you as you find your pathway to hope, healing, and resiliency. Below are some resources you may find helpful along your journey. 



National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233

National Human Trafficking Hotline 888-373-888

Crisis Support Services:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline call or text 988

Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 888-628-9454

Veterans Crisis Line call 988; press 1 or Text 838255

Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing TTY 711, then 800-273-8255

Mobile apps for survivors & providers

We offer two support groups:

Creating Resiliency

This virtual support group will use cognitive behavorial techniques, mindfullness, expressive arts, and body-oriented exercises. Each session will include an educational/structured piece along with time for open conversations. 

The goals of this group are:

  • to understand trauma and the impacts on our lives
  • to understand positive coping mechanisms and techniques
  • to promote healing and resiliency


This support group is held once a week for 8 weeks. 


Resilience and Healing After Gun Violence

This virtual support group is available to anyone who has experienced trauma from gun violence, or the death of a loved one due to gun voilence. The goal of this group is to help members cope with challenges due to their experience and provide them with support and resiliency building tools. 

The goals of this group are:

  • provide a save and supportive environment for survivors of gun violence to come together
  • provide encouragement in developing coping techniques and incorporating self-care into daily life
  • promote Resiliency building skills and support for individual healing


This group is held once a week for 8 weeks.

OVA sends a monthly electronic newsletter that includes survivor voices, education on crime victims’ rights, upcoming events, training opportunities and useful tools to help with your self-care. To stay up to date with the latest information, sign up today.

OVA provides a variety of training programs to prepare communities and allied professionals to work and communicate effectively with victims while promoting pathways to hope and healing. 

OVA is available to travel to your county or agency to provide trainings surrounding victims' rights and services, facilitating juvenile restorative conferences, and more.

To schedule a training, please call or email us. Virtual options are also available.


OVA is happy to share resources. Please call or email to request any materials.

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