North Carolina

Mecklenburg County's Community Support Services Domestic Violence, Substance Use and Violence Prevention Services

Mecklenburg County's Community Support Services Domestic Violence, Substance Use and Violence Prevention Services includes services for adult victims, child witnesses, teen victims, perpetrators of dating and domestic violence, and substance use.

Adult Services offers individual counseling and support groups to victims of domestic violence.

Children's Services strives to provide counseling, support and education to children and youth affected by domestic violence and dating abuse in the hopes of ending the cycle of abuse.

Perpetrator Services (NOVA) is a 26 week state certified Batterer Intervention Program designed to provide educational information on how to change abusive behaviors toward intimate partners.

Our Substance Use Services are designed to treat consumers with substance abuse, as well as, co-occurring mental health disorders

The Mecklenburg County Supervised Visitation & Safe Exchange Center (SVSE) was developed to prevent violence from occurring between family members during the exchange or visitation of children.



Phone: 704-432-7233


Links victims of crime with direct assistance available in their communities
Provides information on specific laws and legislation pertaining to victim's rights
Sponsors training seminars and public awareness events geared toward educating the citizens of North Carolina on crime prevention and intervention efforts, as well as promoting the need for meaningful change within the criminal justice system to benefit crime victims.
Develops useful and effective resource tools for victims, service providers, and allied professionals statewide.
To provide support and information for crime victims across our state and to advocate for their fair treatment.



Phone: 919-831-2857

North Carolina Victims Compensation Services

Additional Info

Safe Alliance

Victims may be compensated for any reasonable charges incurred for reasonable needed products, services and accommodations including those for medical care, rehabilitation, medically related property and other remedial treatment and care.



Phone: 919-733-7974

Victim Assistance Unit (VAU) of the Winston Salem Police Department

The Victim Assistance Unit (VAU) of the Winston Salem Police Department assists victims and their families with any issues which arise as a result of crimes such as rape, homicide, assault, etc. The VAU works as intermediaries in finding financial assistance, counseling, providing safety planning, and assisting with any questions regarding the legal process, along with information on case status and updates.



Phone: (336) 727-8000

National Resources


    This site is for locating state resources for "An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection" organization. Email them at .

  • Victim Information and Notification Everyday

    VINELink is the online version of VINE, the National Victim Notification Network. This is a 24-hour service.

  • Parents of Murdered Children

    To Provide support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder.

  • National Organization for Victim Assistance

    A private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) national organization committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.

  • National Human Trafficking Hotline

    The National Hotline is a national, 24-hour call center that responds to cases of human trafficking. Human trafficking is defined as a situation in which an individual is compelled to work or engage in commercial sex through the use of force, fraud, or coercion.


    • 888-373-888