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Family Support Services

Victim's Assistance
United Family Services of Charlotte

601 East Fifth Street, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-332-9034 for victims of felony crimes
704-336-4126 for victims of domestic violence
www.unitedfamilyservices.com

  • Provides free individual and support group counseling.
  • Helps victims and family members clarify their problems and feelings to return to normal living
  • Assists the criminal justice systems to support victims
  • Assists with filling out the necessary forms for victim compensation. Call 704-367-2735 for assistance.
  • Assists with locating other needed services.

     

     
    N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety Compensation Services

    Victims Compensation Services reimburses citizens who suffer medical expenses and lost wages as a result of being an innocent victim of a crime committed in North Carolina. Victims of rape, assault, child sexual abuse, domestic violence and drunk driving. Families of homicide victims also eligible to apply for financial help.
    www.nccrimecontrol.org/vjs.

     
    VINE
    - Notification of arrestee's release
    Mecklenburg County's hotline that provides information on inmate custody status.
    800-247-9658


    Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department
    700 E. 4th Street
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
    704-336-2543
    www.mecksheriff.com

  • Maintains current information in VINE.
  • To access inmate information

     

     
    Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office

    700 East Trade Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    704-347-7891

  • Determines what cases will be prosecuted in court.
  • Prepares cases for trial.
  • Contacts victims in serious offenses after an arrest has been made.
  • Resolves cases by a trial before a jury; by a trial before or judge; or by plea agreement.

     

     
    Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner's Office

    618 N. College Street
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
    704-336-2005
    www.ocme.unc.edu

  • Conducts the autopsy on the victim.
  • Determines the cause of death.
  • Coordinates with the victim's family and the selected funeral home or cremation service.

     

     
    Mothers of Murdered Offspring

    A resource for families of murder victims in which they are brought together in support of one another. They promote the message of non-violence through educational programs and activities.
    Contact Person: Judy Williams, Co-Founder
    Telephone Number: 704-334-3249

     
    Child Development-Community Policing

    704-336-2944
    www.cd-cp.org
    www.nccev.org

  • Provides crisis intervention services to children who witness or are a victim of violence.
  • The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department makes a referral to CD-CP.
  • Click here to download an Agency and Resource Guide to family services.