Established on April 20, 1995, the Kansas Organization for Victim Assistance (KOVA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote fair treatment for victims of crime.
Welcome to KOVA
Who We Are
What We Do
The specific purposes of KOVA are:
To create a community of concerned citizens, agencies and organizations which shall work to:
- Assist in the exchange of information and ideas relevant to victims of crime
- Further victim advocacy through a commitment to addressing the needs of crime victims and providing support to victim service providers
- Encourage the sharing and utilization of resources
- Identify and address other issues of concern to crime victims
To encourage and support the development and continuation of victim services throughout the state.
To extend help to other community based victim support groups and improve the efficiency of KOVA members, law enforcement personnel, other members of the criminal justice system, and the interested public in responding to the needs of victims of crime.
To develop and present educational materials and events for public and professional information.
To provide a mechanism for cooperation and concerted action on policies and programs which affect victims of crime and KOVA members.