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Technical Assistance

OVWA staff offers technical assistance to all types of advocates and their organizations. Technical assistance can be provided over the telephone, via email, or in-person. OVWA seeks to acts as a clearinghouse for resources to provide assistance to advocates and their organizations when providing services to victims and survivors of crime. Technical assistance is available to members and non-members. Below are some ways that OVWA can help you! Don't see what you're looking for? Email us at to find out how we can help!

  • Design a new program or service
  • Develop best practices
  • Locate resources
  • Connect and collaborate with other people and agencies
  • Locate partners for community-wide projects
  • Develop trainings for your agency and community
  • Locate service providers for your relocating consumers
  • Develop new programs and services along grant guidelines
  • Develop a better understanding of the legal system, options and resources for victims and survivors of crime
  • Mediate concerns between agencies
  • Develop problem-solving strategies at your agency, in the community and at statewide levels
  • Assistance in collaboration between agencies
  • Provide outreach and information to your community about OVWA
  • Support and confidential assistance
  • Safety planning
  • Analysis of agency policies and procedures to ensure all victims and survivors can be served

Questions? Contact us at or at (614) 787-9000.

If you would like to request a training or speaker from OVWA, please complete the Training & Speaker Request Form and submit it to