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VICTIMS AND LOVED ONES

Resources

The North Carolina Victim Assistance Network is a statewide nonprofit that provides information, support, and advocacy to victims of violent crimes and their loved ones. Please see the resources for family members of homicide victims and victims of crimes.

recommended reading

Our reading list focuses on grief and coping after a violence death. 

handbook

Our Surviving Violent Crime Handbook includes information about the criminal justice process and may help victims/survivors cope with a range of emotions.

emotional & relational support

Find out more about support groups, locating a therapist, and agencies that provide support.

financial

NC VAN and other organizations make financial resources available for victims. 

criminal justice

Learn the different resources to navigate the criminal justice system.

victims' rights act

Introduction to the Crime Victims' Rights Act (Marsy's Law).  

What to

expect

in court

Learn tips for observing and testifying in court.  Understand the process and language.

LEGAL assistance

Organizations that offer legal assistance -  advice, advocacy, and information. 

ABOUT NCVAN

The NC Victim Assistance Network (NCVAN) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit that advocates for victims of violent crime, especially surviving for victims of violent crime, especially surviving family members of homicide victims.

DONATE TO NCVAN

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