OVW Program

OVW Programs and Services are available to victim-survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking and are available to both male and female Native American victims.Services are also available to those collaterally affected, meaning, although you may not have been a victim yourself, you were in some way affected, either as a child in the same household, were a family member, relative or other community member and would like to talk to someone in a safe, confidential environment.


STRICT ADHERENCE of CONFIDENTIALITY ENFORCEMENT OVW Programs and Services maintains compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and 2000; Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act; VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2005, OVW's Implementing Regulations at 28 CFR Part 90 and strictly adheres to the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (H.I.P.A.A.) and CFR Title 42, 290dd-2 and the regulations that implement it, Title 42, Part 2 (Federal Confidentiality Law as it pertains to AODA records).