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Places that Help: South Carolina
Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
SCCADVASA is the statewide coalition of organizations providing intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and Primary Prevention programs to students and communities across the state.
South Carolina Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN)
Spartanburg office: (803) 750-1200 ext. 6456
The South Carolina Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN) fulfills three main objectives: 1) to ensure all crime victims receive access to and assistance from the criminal justice system; 2) to improve the quality of services provided to crime victims by victim advocates; and 3) to ensure the criminal justice system adequately serves crime victims. To fulfill those objectives, SCVAN advocates on behalf of victims and witnesses of crime, maintains a communication network, enhances public awareness, facilitates research and evaluation, serves as technical support, facilitates quality training, provides education regarding legislative initiatives pertaining to crime issues, coordinates policy development, manages “one of a kind” programs and encourages citizen and victim participation in the justice process.
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