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Victim services

Services for Crime Victims

The National Census of Victim Service Providers (NCVSP) and the National Survey of Victim Service Providers (NSVSP) are two surveys within the Victim Services Statistical Research Program (VSSRP). Collecting information directly from service providers can help to fill important information gaps in our understanding of victimization, namely the range of services available for and provided to different types of crime victims. These new surveys will be implemented in two phases:

Victim Services Statistical Research Program

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) initiated the Victim Services Statistical Research Program (VSSRP) to build knowledge about victim services by collecting and analyzing national data from victims and the diverse entities that serve victims in all states.