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’s 2020 Annual Report

This year has been like no other, and NOVA is honored to share a report that reflects how our community came together to support survivors during a time of unprecedented need. Thank you for your unwavering support, for your critical work, and for being a part of our NOVA community! Click here to view the PDF. 

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!


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’s 47th Annual Training Event will be September 11-14, 2021 in Orlando, Florida at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Hotel. Learn more >>>


For Basic Stalking Info Slides, Basic Stalking Info Script and Talking Stalking: A Guide for Educators, and the Know It, Name It, Stop It: Public Awareness Training Module, please visit:

#NSAM2021 #knowitnameitstopit @followuslegally ...#followuslegally

The majority of stalking victims are stalked by someone they know. Many victims are stalked by a current or former intimate partner, or by an acquaintance.
Important resources for victims can be found here:
#NSAM2021 ...@followuslegally #followuslegally

RT @NVRDC / In honor of #NSAM2021, @NVRDC is hosting a panel discussion on stalking in colleges/universities. Join us as we talk w/ @NOVAVictims @followuslegally @CleryCenter &@BreaktheCycleDV abt info & resources for survivors. 1/27 at 5PM EST! REGISTER:

Almost half of stalking victims experience at least one unwanted contact per week.
View the Stalking Fact Sheet to learn more:

#NSAM2021 #stalking @followuslegally #followuslegally #standup #justice #prosecution #legalrights #victimrights #SPARC #NCVLI

If you are a victim of stalking, it can be critical to maintain a log of stalking-related incidents and behavior, especially if you choose to engage with the criminal or civil justice systems. Link to SI log:

#NSAM2021 @followuslegally #followuslegally

NOVA masks are here! We've partnered with @BraveGowns to bring you 5 NOVA mask designs @ $12.00/each. Order here:
We invite you to share your #NOVAHeart! When you purchase your mask take a selfie and use the hashtag #NOVAHearts to join our online gallery.

We are looking forward to the panel discussion "Stalking in Colleges & Universities" on 1/27 @ 5pm --> Register today! #NSAM2021 @NVRDC @followuslegally @CleryCenter @BreaktheCycleDV

In honor of #NSAM2021, @NVRDC is hosting a panel discussion on stalking in colleges/universities. Join us as we talk w/ @NOVAVictims @followuslegally @CleryCenter & @BreaktheCycleDV abt info & resources for survivors. 1/27 at 5PM EST! REGISTER: #stalking

If a stalking victim talks to you, your response significantly impacts if they feel validated and/or seek help.
For quick tips on how to support friends and loved ones visit:

#NSAM2021 #stalkingawarenessmonth @followuslegally ...#followuslegally #SPARC

Stalking victims suffer much higher rates of depression,
anxiety, insomnia, and social dysfunction than people in the
general population.
For more information visit:

#NSAM2021 #knowitnameitstopit @followuslegally #followuslegally ...#stalkingawarenessmonth

(Repost @MissingKids) ~Traffickers often brand their victims to show ownership. Tattoos or branding indicating money or those that a child is unwilling to explain, might be indicators of child sex trafficking. Know the signs:

National Organization for Victim Assistance #NOVA sends a warm welcome to President #JoeBiden @POTUS & Vice President #KamalaHarris @VP. We look forward to working with the new administration in advancing #victimsrights and services for all #victims and #survivors of crime.

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