A Few  CONTACTS  of  IMPORTANCE  - WNC and Surrounding Area ( NC, SC, VA )






Disaster Distress Helpline [24/7 hotline] 1-800-985-5990   


National Center for Helpline links  



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)  [24/7 hotline]
1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)
1-800-799-4889 (TTY)

FINRA Securities Helpline for Seniors

Gift from Within (Survivors of Trauma and Victimization)

Identity Theft Resource Center

Internet Crime Complaint Center

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
[links to every state's compensation program]

National Center on Elder Abuse

National Child Abuse Hotline


General Health, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Hospitals, Hospices, Other - NC

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.: 1-888-818-POMC  - 

North Carolina Victim Assistance Network: 919-831-2857

NC Crime Victims Compensation Commission: 1-800-826-6200 -  


Rape Victim Assistance Program at: 1-800-826-6200 (within NC)


Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MADD: 1-800-248-6233

National Crisis Hotlines: Alcohol and Drug Helpline (public and private resources): 1-800-821-4357

South Carolina Crime Victim Ombudsman: 1-803-734-0357  

South Carolina Division of Victim Assistance (DOVA) Compensation: 1- 800-220-5370

SC Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN): 1- 888-TLC-1900

SC Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA): 1- 800-260-9293

S.C. Department of Corrections, Office of Victim Assistance: 1- 800-835-0304

South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS): 1-803- 896-5555




AARDVARC  http://www.aardvarc.org/dv/states/vadv.shtml  An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection

American Association of Suicidology  http://www.suicidology.org/  Dedicated to the Understanding and Prevention of Suicide


American Red Cross  -  http://www.redcross.org/


Bio Hazard Recovery Specialist - Crime & Trauma scene clean/Meth Lab Clean up


Central Virginia Crime Stoppers  -  http://www.cvcrimestoppers.org/


Comfort Zone Camp  -  http://www.comfortzonecamp.org/  -  A fun and safe place for grieving children


C.O.P.S. - Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc.  -  http://www.nationalcops.org/


HeartBeat  -  http://www.heartbeatsurvivorsaftersuicide.org/  - Grief support following suicide


Men Ending Violence - http://www.vahealth.org/civp/sexualviolence/menendingviolence/index.html


National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.   http://www.pomc.com/ - For the families and friends of those who have died by violence


North Carolina - General Health, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Hospitals, Hospices, Other


Office for Victims of Crime (national)   - http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/


Safe Harbor  http://www.safeharborshelter.com/  Serving The Areas Of: Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Henrico County, City of Richmond


Sibling Survivors  http://www.siblingsurvivors.com/  


Virginia Crime Prevention Association  - http://www.vcpa.org/  - Serving Virginia's Statewide Crime Prevention Interests Since 1978


Virginia State Police - Crime Statistics  - http://www.vsp.state.va.us/crimestatistics.htm  


Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission - Virginia Workers' Compensation Fund


Virginians Against Domestic Violence  - http://www.vadv.org/directoryservicesbylocality.html  - Directory by locality


VAASA - Virginians Aligned Against Sexual Assaulthttp://www.vaasa.org/  - Working on behalf of victims of sexual assault and fostering social change toward the elimination of sexual assault in the Commonwealth of Virginia




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