Welcome to the National Center for Victims of Crime

We are the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them. Please join us as we forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities

Resource Directory for Service Providers



Detecting & Reporting Abuse

Safe Place, 1 page
List of possible signs or indicators of abuse of children or adults with disabilities, as guidance for mandated reporters and others.

“I Spoke Out” Awareness Campaign

New York State Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Internal staff campaign, “I Spoke Out,” encourages OPWDD employees to report abuse and neglect. Poster and palm card available.

Sample Brochures

Disabled Persons Protection Commission, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts has developed brochures for mandated reporters of abuse and neglect of persons with disabilities. The brochures are available in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese, in Word and PDF format.