Council for Women & Youth Involvement

What We Do

The N.C. Council for Women's mission is to advise the Governor, the North Carolina legislature and state departments on the issues impacting women in North Carolina. Council for Women has existed in one form or another since 1963.

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NC Council for Women

The 20-member Council Board, appointed by the Governor, addresses issues including health, education, and safety of women in North Carolina.

Domestic Violence Commission

The 39-member Commission, appointed by the Governor, Speaker of the House and Senate Pro Tempore, assesses statewide needs related to domestic violence and sexual assault. In collaboration with the Council, the Commission works to strengthen existing domestic violence and sexual assault programs while also examining the unmet needs of women and families in their effort to live in a violence-free environment.

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Physical Address

North Carolina Council for Women & Youth Involvement


116 West Jones Street

Suite G102
Raleigh, NC 27603

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Mailing Address

North Carolina Council for Women & Youth Involvement
1320 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1320