National Organization for Victim Assistance
Founded in 1975, the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States and is a recognized leader in victim advocacy, education, and credentialing.
As a technical assistance provider for the Office on Violence Against Women Campus Program, NOVA provides support and assistance to colleges and universities in the following areas:
- Providing training and technical assistance on campus coordinated community response (CCR), including the development and maintenance of CCR teams;
- Developing CCR teams that are inclusive, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed; and
- Building the capacity of CCR teams to enhance the effectiveness and sustainability of prevention and response programs to address sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus.