Information on the logisitcs for the next OVS Victim Service Academy Training Cohort will be coming soon



The OVS Victim Service Academy Training Winter 2023 cohort will take place at the The Westin New York Grand Central, located at 212 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017. 





















Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging for this event. A limited-capacity room block at the Westin Hotel Grand Central has been secured at the rate of $159.00 per night (not including taxes and fees). It is the responsibility of attendees to secure their own lodging within the OVS room block. Information on booking lodging within the OVS room block will be provided in your registration confirmation email. 


Academy Transportation and Parking

Participants are responsible for securing their own transportation for this event. Parking is available [INSERT INFORMATION]. The Westin Hotel Grand Central is located approximately 6 minutes from Grand Central Terminal (walking), 22 minutes / 14 minutes from Port Authority Bus Terminal (walking / subway), and 25 minutes / 15 minutes from Penn Station (walking / subway). 



Meals will be provided as outlined on the Academy Agenda. Participants are responsible for any meals not listed. Dietary restrictions should be noted at the time of registration.

Below is a list of some restaurants in the area:

The Smith
956 2nd Ave
Trendy American bistro

640 3rd Ave
Modern Mexican spot

14 E 47th Street
Irish-style tavern with live bands

Toscana 49
143 E 49th St
Relaxed spot for classic Italian cuisine

Five Guys
690 3rd Ave
Fast-food burger and fries chain

Shake Shack Midtown East
600 3rd Ave
Burger and milkshake chain