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Bismarck, ND 58501

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Victim Resources

Resources for Victims

ND Guide for Victim Services

North Dakota Crime Victim and Witness Assistance

STAND - Sex Offender Treatment and Assessment North Dakota
STAND is a non-profit organization committed to the improved safety of North Dakota communities through the provision of high quality treatment and other services for individuals convicted or adjudicated of sexual crimes.

ND Council on Abused Women’s Services- “The mission of NDCAWS/CASAND is to provide leadership and support in the identification, intervention, and prevention of domestic and sexual violence.” (http://www.ndcaws.org/ ) This website provides information regarding state laws, policies and resources throughout the state of ND.

The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center (RACC of Fargo-Moorhead is a non-profit agency whose mission is to provide crisis intervention, advocacy and counseling services free of charge to all persons affected by domestic violence or sexual abuse and to provide education and prevention on programs to end personal violence in society.


Community Violence Intervention Center – Grand Forks Co The CVIC provides Grand Forks County with the Abuse and Rape Crisis Program, Crime and Victim Witness Program, Prevention and Education Program, Domestic Violence and Offender Treatment Program, Wishing Well Child Visitation Program and other special projects. Information regarding these program is available on the website.

Domestic Violence Crisis Center

Domestic Violence Crisis Center – Ward Co. The DVCC provides comprehensive services in a four county area in north-central North Dakota. The counties DVCC serves are: Ward (including the Minot Air Force Base), Pierce, McHenry, and Renville.


Abused Adult Resource Center- Burleigh Co. “The Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, has been helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for more than 20 years. It serves families and individuals in distress throughout south central North Dakota. AARC programs, staff and volunteers have been widely recognized for their work in building a healthier, safer community.” (http://www.abusedadultresourcecenter.com)

United States Department of Justice - Victim Witness Assistance

The goal of the Federal Victim-Witness Assistance Program is to ensure that victims of federal crime are treated with fairness and respect. This program carries out the mandates of the Federal Victim and Witness Protection Act of 1982, the Crime Control Act of 1990, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, the Victim Rights Clarification Act of 1997, and the Justice for All Act of 2004.These victim-witness assistance protection laws apply to all victims and witnesses of federal crime who have suffered physical, financial, or emotional trauma. A variety of notification and assistance services are provided to victims and witnesses of federal crime by Assistant United States Attorneys, Victim-Witness Coordinators, and other U.S. Attorney's Office staff, with the assistance of federal and tribal law enforcement agencies.

National links

Office for Victims of Crime
Office for Victims of Crime – “The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to oversee diverse programs that benefit victims of crime. OVC provides substantial funding to state victim assistance and compensation programs-the lifeline services that help victims to heal.” (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/)

The National Organization for Victim Assistance
The National Organization for Victim Assistance is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization of victim and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.

FBI Victim Assistance
FBI Victim Assistance- this website has the rights of federal victims posted and other important information regarding federal crimes and assistance to victims.

Federal Prison website
Federal Prison website (Inmate Locator) This website allows you to search where a specific offender is located within the Federal Prison system.

Parents for Megans Law
Provides communities with up-to-date information regarding sex offender registration and notification laws and links to sex offender registries nationwide. In the near future, you will also be able to register on our website for no cost sex offender email alerts.

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