What We Do

What does the North Carolina Victim Assistance Network do?

  • Provides information, support, advocacy and referrals for family members of homicide victims, and for victims of other crimes
  • Develops and hosts homicide support groups in communities across NC
  • Provides financial assistance for the family members of homicide victims to attend court proceedings
  • Educates communities about victims’ resources, victims’ rights, and crime trends
  • Hosts training for victim service providers
  • Provides services and outreach to victims in under-served communities


Click below to read more about our services and training.


Homicide Advocacy Project

This project will engage and equip volunteers from across Durham and Wake counties, empowering them to serve and advocate for members of their communities harmed by severe violence.


Homicide Support Groups

Through collaboration with the Wake County District Attorney’s Office, local law enforcement and Campbell Law School, we offer meetings on a monthly basis on the first Tuesday of each month.


Victim Service Practitioner Certification Academy

Training is conducted in a real-time classroom environment with a diverse group of allied professionals.