National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. NCVC can help crime victims understand more about the impact of crime, make a safety plan, learn legal rights and options, and get connected with local victim service providers. For more information, call 1-800-FYI-CALL or log onto www.ncvc.org.
Victim Information & Notification Everyday (V.I.N.E.)
VINE is a statewide, automated victims' notification service. Through a computerized system, critical information is available to crime victims about specific inmates housed in local jails and adult correctional facilities. This information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Through computer generated telephone calls, all registered persons will be contacted when the inmate is scheduled for release or escapes from custody. For more information call 1-800-511-1670 or log onto http://www.corrections.ky.gov/ovs/VINE.htm.
Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Prevention (KASAP)
KASAP offers technical assistance by developing and implementing training, evaluation tools, curricula, and other educational opportunities. An important part of KASAP's work is raising the awareness of Kentucky's citizens about the issues of sexual violence. KASAP also takes an active role in the legislative process in Kentucky. Through legislative monitoring, lobbying, and advocacy, the Association stays in the forefront of political activity in the Commonwealth. For more information log onto http://www.kasap.org/survivors.asp.