National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

A private, non-profit organization of victim and witness assistance programs, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.

Their “Touch Base” emotional wellness support program is available 8 A.M. to 8 P.M., Monday-Friday to offer a listening ear and strategies to de-stress.

  • For the Victim Assistance Helpline, call: 800-879-6682
  • For their support program, email: with the subject line: ‘Touch Base Contact’.
    • Include your first name and phone number in the body of the email and you will receive a call back within the hour from an undisclosed number. 


Office for Victims of Crime

Federal office within the U.S. Department of Justice that provides federal funds to support victim assistance and compensation programs around the country and advocates for the fair treatment of crime victims. Their website has a mass database of hotlines and online resources.