North Carolina Victim Assistance Network is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1986, North Carolina Victim Assistance Network promotes the rights and needs of crime victims by educating North Carolina's citizens and public policy leaders about the devastating impact that crime has on our society. Serving our members as a statewide network, we provide information on over 1,500 victims service and criminal justice agencies, victim assistance programs, and advocacy groups. NCVAN:
- Links victims of crime with direct assistance available in their communities
- Provides information on specific laws and legislation pertaining to victim's rights
- Sponsors training seminars and public awareness events geared toward educating the citizens of North Carolina on crime prevention and intervention efforts, as well as promoting the need for meaningful change within the criminal justice system to benefit crime victims.
- Develops useful and effective resource tools for victims, service providers, and allied professionals statewide.
To provide support and information for crime victims across our state and to advocate for their fair treatment.