Homicide Victim Support

The North Carolina Victim Assistance Network:

  • 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

 

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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.

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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.

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Financial Support

Assists the surviving loved ones of homicide victims by offsetting financial burden they experience as a result of attending the criminal justice proceedings of the accused.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS TO BENEFICIARIES: North Carolina Victim Assistance Network operates its program, services and activities in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws.  No person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any of our programs.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to the Office of Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice (OCR), 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531 or call 202-307-0690. Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may also contact OCR through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 (TTY) 877-877-8982 (Speech) or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). You may also file a discrimination complaint to the Governor’s Crime Commission by filing the Discrimination Complaint Form found at http://www.ncdps.gov/gccforms.

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