Sexual Assault 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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North Carolina General Statutes 14-27.2-14.27.7 define rape and other sexual offenses. Sexual assault programs provide the following: counseling, twenty-four hour crisis line coverage, hospital, referral, court and advocacy services.

The N.C. Council for Women & Youth Involvement provides funding to sexual assault programs which provide 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 sexual assault services in North Carolina. 

Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 2020 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in North Carolina. The purpose and goal of SAAM are to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it.  Review the proclamation here

 

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.