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August/September 2002Vol. 3, No. 7Federal Office Releases Brochures on Child Maltreatment

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, has released the "OVC Help Series" brochures. Included in the online series are three brochures specific to child abuse and neglect: "Child Abuse Victimization," "What You Should Know About Child Abuse (For Children Ages 6-11)," and "What You Should Know About Child Abuse (For Teenagers Ages 12-16)."

The brochures provide crime facts, information on the victim's experience, and how to seek help. They are available online at infores/help_series/welcome.html.