COVID-19: Virtual Gatherings are back!

NOVA is here to support you the best we can as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and impact the systems around us all. Find free webinars, resources, and news articles here. 

NOVA Crisis Response Team Training™

The NOVA Crisis Response Team Training™ is the most prominent service NOVA offers, providing assistance and disaster relief to victims of crime, mass-casualty and natural disasters by aiding in normalizing their reactions to increasingly abnormal situations, allowing them to being their physical, emotional and financial recovery.

Virtual CRT training is now available! Learn more here. 

NOVA Receives OVW TTA Grant to enhance Campus Coordinated Community Response!

NOVA has been awarded the DOJ Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) FY20 Grant to provide specialized training and technical assistance (TTA) to institutions of higher education with the goal of developing trauma-informed campus coordinated community response (CCR) programs to support all student-survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

Coming Soon: ethics Office 

NOVA is working hard on developing a comprehensive and innovative resource on ethics for victim advocates and we need your input. NOVA’s Office for Victim Advocacy Ethics will open January 2021: Take our survey today!


It is almost #GivingTuesday! Do you know someone who is #makingadifference and helping others? Mention your friend or colleague in the comments. Share what they are doing to make the world a better place and use our #NOVAHearts hashtag.


NOVA Virtual Gatherings are back, with a few fun, self-care surprises! Sign up to receive updates or visit our COVID-19 Response Page here >>


#Thankyou to all our #NOVAHearts who shared how they gave back in #2020. We loved hearing from you! We encourage you to join the movement to build a new future of #empowerment for all victims & #survivors of trauma by becoming a NOVA member or donating @

Today is #GivingTuesday! What type of giving inspires you? Are you interested in volunteering? Check out our Help & Resources page to see different organizations we partner w/ for volunteer opportunities.

#NOVAHearts ...#NOVAGiving #2020Lessons #Hope

Global Push to End Domestic Violence, Worse Amid COVID-19

In a global push to end violence against women, activists have held rallies and world leaders called for action to stop the abuse, which worsened during the coronavirus pandemic this year.


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Global Push to End Domestic Violence, Worse Amid COVID-19

In a global push to end violence against women, activists have held rallies and world leaders called for action to stop the abuse, which worsened...

Today is #NativeAmericanHeritageDay2020 & #NationalJuvenileJusticeNetwork's @NJJNetwork - “A History of Resilience: Advocating for Justice-Involved Native American Youth & Their Families” is this Mon. Nov 30th @ 3:30 PM EST
Register Here: ...

What has been helpful to you in your profession during #COVID19? How have you been able to keep your distance while #makingadifference? Use the hashtag #2020Lessons in the comments below or simply like & share our post. #Thankyou #NOVAHearts #NOVAGiving #GivingTuesday #Advocate

Many thanks to our inspiring members, instructors, partners and supporters who help NOVA advance victims services across the country and abroad. Whether it be #virtual or in person, we hope you have a wonderful day celebrating all there is to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving!

Read the full statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, #UNWomen Exec. Director, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
This year's theme is #orangetheworld : Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!"

@SayNO_UNiTE #16Days

Hello to our Crisis Response Team Volunteers #NOVACRT! How have you been helping during COVID-19? Share in the comments below using the hashtag #NOVAHearts. We would love to hear from you! #GivingTuesday #2020Lessons #NOVAGiving

Right back to you! <3 We are really looking forward to this webinar and appreciate all the important training opportunities you provide to our community and advocates. Thank you. #NRCDV

@NOVAVictims ❤️ Thanks so much for sharing! We are really looking forward to it. Sending love to y’all!

Register today for @NRCDV's upcoming webinar, "Reducing Violent Behavior," Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:30 - 4:00pm ET/ 1:30 - 3:00pm CT/ 11:30am - 1:00pm PT
Register here:

Hello to our Civilian NACP Credentialed Victim Advocates! Please like this post to let us know you are here. How have you been helping others in 2020? Share in the comments below & tell us how you have made a difference. #NOVAHearts #GivingTuesday #2020Lessons #NOVAGiving

#TransgenderDayofRemembrance #TDOR is an annual observance on November 20th that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

#Transgenderrights #TDOR #LGBTQRights #gendernonbinary #gendernonconforming #Sayhername

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