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OVW does not provide services directly to the public. If you are in immediate danger, call 911. Find local resources on our map or call one of the national hotlines.  

U.S. Department of Justice 
Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 
145 N Street, NE, Suite 10W.121 
Washington, DC 20530 

Phone: 202-307-6026 
Fax: 202-305-2589 
TTY: 202-307-2277 

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If you want to invite an OVW leader to speak at an in-person, virtual, or hybrid event, you can submit a written request at least four weeks in advance. Please include the following information:

  • When and where is the event?
  • Is it open to the public?
  • What is the theme or purpose?
  • Who is the audience?
  • What is the proposed topic?
  • Who can we contact if we need more information?

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Updated November 30, 2023