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Ohio Victim Witness Association
Our Mission


To promote access to safety, healing, justice and financial recovery for Ohio crime victims through meaningful rights and quality services.

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 2021 Training Schedule


2021 Training ScheduleOVWA has a long-standing history of providing quality continuing education to Ohio's crime victim advocates and allied professionals. During the pandemic, OVWA is providing virtual trainings and webinars to members, and training opportunities to non-members. Click here for the training schedule.



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OVWA acknowledges and honors the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We pledge ourselves to maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.

OVWA does not discriminate in employment or services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, family or parental status, HIV status, relationship status, past or present military service or any other non-merit factor. 

This website and its database is supported by grant funds awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice through the Ohio Attorney General's Office. Victims of federal crimes are served.