The Office of Crime Victims Advocacy(OCVA) serves as a voice within government for the needs of crime victims in Washington State. Established in 1990, OCVA serves the state on many levels by:
- Advocating on behalf of crime victims in obtaining needed services
- Administering grant funds for community programs working with
- Assisting communities in planning and implementing services for crime
- Advising local and state government agencies of practices, policies, and
priorities which impact crime victims.
"It is the mission of the Office of Crime Victims Advocacy to identify the opportunities and resources victims need in order to recover and to facilitate the availability of those resources and opportunities in communities statewide."
For more information, please refer to the OCVA Website.