Places that Help: South Carolina
Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify. Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice. Please note that we list the organizations by the town/city or county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties. We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible. You can click “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations.
People Against Rape, Inc.
24-hour Hotline: 843-745-0144
People Against Rape (PAR) is a sexual assault advocacy program offering free support and services for survivors of sexual assault in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties of South Carolina. Our services include a 24-hour hotline, hospital accompaniment during Sexual Assault Forensic Exams (SAFE), police and law enforcement accompaniment, court accompaniment, follow-up services, trauma-informed counseling, as well as support groups.
South Carolina Legal Services - Charleston Office
North Charleston, SC 29405
South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) provides free legal assistance in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina. Types of cases handled include: consumer/finance, education, elder law, employment, family, health, housing, income maintenance / public benefits, immigration and tax law.
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM to 5 PM; Wed 8:30 AM to 7 PM
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