Domestic Violence Program

NC Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Regions


The N.C. Council for Women & Youth Involvement provides funding to 103 domestic violence programs, in 97 counties in North Carolina, which provide shelter services, counseling, twenty-four hour crisis line services, transportation, court and advocacy services and assistance to children who witnessed violence. NCCFWYI also collects statewide statistical data on domestic violence services in North Carolina. For a full list of NC counties and region information, click here

North Carolina General Statute 50B-1 defines domestic violence as attempting to cause bodily injury or placing a victim or a member of the victim's family in fear of serious bodily injury or continued harassment resulting in significant emotional distress. The definition includes stalking, rape and sexual offenses. 

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic violence, you can locate resources near you through our Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs Directory. For additional information and resources, visit the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence website. 

Through advocacy, training, and technical assistance, North Carolina Victim Assistance Network supports the rights and well-being of surviving loved ones of homicide victims and others harmed by violent crime in North Carolina.