Domestic Violence Program

Council for Women CARES Act Grants

Governor Roy Cooper recently signed HB1105 COVID-19 Relief Act Funding which will provide one-time emergency grants to eligible NC domestic violence centers and sexual assault programs to help meet needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information, go to our Grants page. 

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October 2020: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October 2020 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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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.

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. 

View the Interactive Programs Directory

How to use the directory:

To use the directory, follow the instructions below based on your device.

Desktop computer:

  • On the left blue section, select options under “County” and “Program” to narrow your search options. Only one county can be selected at a time.  
  • BIP Group Type is for Battered Intervention Program.

Mobile device:

  • Select the “Filter” button, then select options under “County” and “Program” to narrow your search options. Only one county can be selected at a time.
  • BIP Group Type is for Battered Intervention Program.