California Victim Compensation Board

Photo of a worried-looking young woman and text, February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. 1 of 3 adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. This figure far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence. Only 33% of teens who were in a violent relationship told anyone about the abuse. 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. Relationship violence can start early and impact a victim for a lifetime. To learn more, visit CalVCB.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. It’s more prevalent than you think. To learn more about this crime, visit

News and Announcements

Press Release

CalVCB Announces FY 2017–18 Trauma Recovery Center Grants 1/18/17

All interested qualified applicants must submit an application packet by both email and by mail. Emailed applications are due Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by 2:00 p.m. PT. and mailed applications must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Press Release

Julie Nauman speaks at an event.

Julie Nauman Elected Vice President of NACVCB 10/10/16

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) today announced that Executive Officer Julie Nauman will serve as the second vice president of the National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards (NACVCB).

Sign Up for Daily News Emails

Sign up for Morning Coffee, CalVCB's daily email digest of news stories regarding victim services.

Read the CalVCB Connection Blog

Banner featuring faces of medical professionals and crime victims. CalVCB Connection

Human Trafficking Victims — Hiding In Plain Sight 1/5/17

Photo of Julie Nauman speaking.

By Julie Nauman, Executive Officer, CalVCB

She could be the woman next to you on the bus you take to work. She could be a little girl in your daughter’s class. He could be the one who picks the fruit you purchase at the local grocery store. Victims can be hard to identify because they look like us, and are often hidden in plain sight.

Read the CalVCB Connection »

CalVCB Connection RSS feed »